MMUN Conference Dress Code

MMUN Conference Dress Code


Delegates should dress for success. Just like being polite and having proper manners, dressing appropriately is an important way to show respect for the nation you are representing, for your fellow delegates and for the United Nations.

Please see the chart below for the appropriate guidelines:

Formal Attire Required for Delegates at Opening Ceremony, Committee Sessions, and Closing Session

Suits A suit always looks professional Be sure to keep suits clean and wrinkle-free
Tops A dress shirt /blouse, sweater, or button-down shirt of any kind is appropriate.  No t-shirts
Ties  – Ties are desirable
Dresses Dresses are also appropriate as long as they are not revealing and adequate in length  –
Bottoms Slacks/pants and suit pants are appropriate. Bottoms should have a subtle pattern. No jeans or shorts
Skirts Dress skirts are acceptable but must be an appropriate length (not be more than two inches above the knee)  –
Shoes Dress shoes are appropriate. No sneakers or open-toe sandals
Hair Keep hair clean; out of face

Casual Dress Code is Permitted for Cultural Exchange Night and Social Night: Casual Dress Code

Non-Delegates (Bureau, Chaperones and Visitors)

To maintain the formality of the conference, we ask that chaperones support the work of the delegates by dressing business causal for all MMUN simulation sessions (casual dress is permitted for the Cultural Exchange and Social Night events).

Business casual is crisp, neat, and should look appropriate.

  • Pants, neatly pressed, and a pressed long-sleeved, buttoned solid shirt are appropriate (Avoid jeans, athletic wear, tight or baggy clothing)
  • Wear comfortable dress shoes. Sandals, athletic shoes or hiking boots are inappropriate.
  • Cell phones are not allowed to be used during sessions

Slacks, Pants, and Suit Pants

Dress and casual slacks are appropriate. Inappropriate slacks or pants include jeans, sweatpants, exercise pants, Bermuda shorts, short shorts, shorts, bib overalls, leggings, and any spandex or other form-fitting pants such as people wear for biking.

Skirts, Dresses, and Skirted Suits

Casual dresses and skirts, and skirts that are split at or below the knee are acceptable. Dress and skirt length should be at a length at which you can sit comfortably in public. Mini-skirts, skorts, sun dresses, beach dresses, and spaghetti-strap dresses are inappropriate.

Shirts, Tops, Blouses, and Jackets

Casual shirts, dress shirts, sweaters, tops, golf-type shirts, and turtlenecks are acceptable attire. Suit jackets or sports jackets are also appropriate.

Inappropriate attire includes tank tops; midriff tops; shirts with potentially offensive words, terms, logos, pictures, cartoons, or slogans; halter-tops; tops with bare shoulders; sweatshirts, and t-shirts unless worn under another blouse, shirt, jacket, or dress.

Shoes and Footwear

Dress shoes are acceptable. Make certain you can walk comfortably in your shoes. Wearing no stockings is acceptable in warm weather. Flashy athletic shoes, thongs, flip-flops, slippers, etc. are not acceptable.

Hats and Head Covering

Hats are not appropriate. Head covers that are required for religious purposes or to honor cultural tradition are allowed.

Facial Hair

Facial hair, if worn, should be well-groomed.


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