Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences (MSBS), California Health Sciences University (CHSU) students are required to maintain a neat and clean appearance. To provide guidance with student dress and demeanor with the MSBS, and guide students’ transition to their development as professionals.
- Business Casual attire is to be worn by all members of the MSBS program (faculty, administrators, staff and students) while on campus during business hours, and at all CHSU-sponsored events and public events where CHSU has an official presence.
- All members of the MSBS program are expected to demonstrate good personal hygiene at all times while on campus, and at all CHSU- sponsored events and public events where CHSU has an official presence.
Business Casual attire may include slacks or trousers and some jeans, shirts with a collar, skirts or dresses of an appropriate length but not made of sheer fabric, and tops providing adequate coverage and not made of sheer fabric. Tee shirts, mid-drifts, tank tops, jeans/denim, skirts or dresses in excess of 3 inches above the knee is not acceptable. Beach going shoes, such as flipflops are not acceptable. Headwear is not permitted with the exception of that required for religious observance, or other classes protected by California state or Federal law. In addition, casual days may be permitted upon special occasions.
Photo ID Badges
Student ID Access Card must be worn at all times while on campus and while representing CHSU at any events. Student ID Access Card must be visible from the front and worn on the upper torso. Requirements pertaining to Student ID Access Badges are further outlined in the CHSU Safety, Security and Emergency Policy section IV. A https://chsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/CHSU-Safety-Security-and-Emergency-Response-Policy.pdf. Some labs or student activities may use Student ID Access badges as a means of taking attendance. Repeated failure to wear a Student ID Access badge will be referred to the Office of Student Affairs.
Business Casual General Attire
Business casual attire, as defined above, is required when attending class or other related co-curricular activities. Attire is expected to be neat, conveying respect for self and others. CHSU will adopt a standard of business casual for the classroom. Attire may include slacks or trousers but not jeans, a shirt with a collar, and dresses or skirts must be of appropriate length (should be visible when a lab jacket is worn, not to exceed 3 inches above the knee and may not be of sheer fabric. Tops must provide adequate coverage and may not be made of sheer fabric. Clothing must also not allow undergarments to show. Shoes should be neat, clean and in good condition.
Not to be worn: Tee shirts, mid-drifts, tank tops, jeans/denim, skirts or dresses in excess of 3 inches above the knee and Flip flops
Laboratory and Simulated Settings
Laboratory attire will be more restrictive. Attire is business casual as described above but also includes the following:
- White coat – clean, pressed, well-fitting, and with a name badge.
- Closed-toe shoes.
- CHSU MSBS scrubs may be worn in simulation center.