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What to Wear on Your First Day at a US College

Students wearing Columbia University sweatshirts (Photo: Flickr user airsoexen)

Starting your first year at a U.S. school and wondering what to wear to fit in with your classmates? Just curious about the fashion at U.S. universities? Thanks to the voyeuristic power of social media, we get to take a look at the first day outfits of students from all across the country. Check out the rest of the post for a look at fashion choices ranging from athletic shorts to sundresses for girls, and jean shorts to bow ties for the boys!

If you're starting school in the U.S. this year, we want to see what you wore on your first day! Send your photo to or post it on our Facebook page. We'll post the best in an album on Facebook, and maybe even do a follow up post on the blog!