Suit up! Get professional attire at a real bargain

Last time we ran this event, 400 students spent over $40,000 in three hours - the number two college in the country!  A few photos from last time are below:

Shoppers at JCPenney

Shoppers at JCPenney

Shopper at JCPenney

We are raffling off (5) $100 gift cards you can use at the event!  If you plan on going, please enter your contact information.

Winner must be a current SUNY Oswego student attending the Suit Up event. We'll contact you by email or phone on October 2nd! Contest ends 10/1 at midnight.

Sunday, October 6th, 2019 6:30-9:30pm

We have partnered with JCPenney’s at Destiny USA in Syracuse to help you update your professional wardrobe at a VERY low cost. Students will receive free charter bus transportation from campus to the store and back, and all professional attire will be discounted 30% off the lowest ticketed price. Generally, this will result in up to 60% or more off all suits, shoes, blouses/shirts, socks/hosiery, ties, scarves, etc.  Parent's have accompanied their students in the past, which is just fine-especially if they bring THEIR credit card! :-)

See our entire merchandise list!


Men's Dress for Success

Women's Dress for Success


  • The entire store is closed to the public and open ONLY to SUNY Oswego students.
  • Unlimited number of Oswego students can attend; free transportation is limited to first 220 that register. We have contracted with Onondaga Coach lines to take students to Destiny USA and back.
  • The store will be hyper-stocked and hyper-staffed to accommodate all students.
  • Store staff will be available to take fittings, assist with merchandise and color/matching selection, manage alterations, etc.
  • We’ll have food, music, balloons, etc. – a true SUNY Oswego event!

Reserving Your Seat On The Bus!

  • To receive free transportation, please register here in order to reserve your seat on the bus.
  • If you are NOT taking the bus, no need to register with us - you can just meet us at the store but be sure to bring your SUNY Oswego ID!
  • Once you register, we will provide information on bus pickup and drop off and other details.

If you are not taking the Suit Up bus to JC Penney:

Traveling to JCPenney’s is easy! Directions are below - but when you get there, look for the yellow and green balloons outside of the main entrance. We’ll be waiting to check you into the store, provide you with a bar code coupon that will give you the discount. Be sure to bring your student ID!

  1. Take 481S for about 30 miles to exit 9s (Rt. 81S)
  2. Take 81S to exit 22-23A-23B for NY 298/I-690.
  3. Keep right to continue on exit 23B, follow signs for Destiny USA.
  4. Turn right onto Carousel Center and you’ll see the store front entrance

GPS Address: 9559 Destiny USA Dr Destiny USA Dr, Syracuse, NY 13290

You will want to arrive at the entrance at 6:30pm to check in. The event lasts until 9:30pm, shop as long as you like!

directions map


Feel free to drop by our office, call us at 315-312-2255, or drop us an email:

Sunday, October 6, 2019

Contact information



JC Penney, Destiny USA
9559 Destiny USA Dr.
Syracuse, NY