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Frequently Asked Questions about Uniforms

What does the Vertus uniform consist of?

Vertus long-sleeve, embroidered dress shirt

You can order the shirt directly from Stitchworks (297 Culver Parkway, Rochester, 585-654-7522). Store hours are Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm; Saturday 10:00am to 2:00pm.

Other required uniform items

The following items can be purchased from any source and do not carry the Vertus logo:

  • Black tie — straight or bow tie, must be plain black (no patterns or other colors)
  • Black dress pants — must be plain black (no cargo or athletic pants)
  • Black belt — must be leather or imitation leather (cloth belts or belts with studs or designs are not permitted)
  • Black dress shoes — lace-up or loafer style, must be solid black (no sneakers or boots)

Optional: Vertus sweater (also available from Stitchworks), extra pants and/or shirts.

Summer quarter: Students will be allowed to wear a short-sleeved polo shirt and shorts during summer only. This shirt will be available for sale a few months prior.


What does the uniform cost?

Vertus long-sleeve dress shirt Vertus sweater (optional)

Youth (any size): $20 Youth (any size): $24

Adult S, M, L, or XL: $20 Adult (any size): $26

Adult 2XL: $22

Adult 3XL: $24

Vertus short-sleeve polo shirt (summer only)

$16 + $1-3 upcharge for plus sizes


Where can I order the uniform?

Stitchworks, 297 Culver Parkway, 585-654-7522.


Can I use layaway?

Yes, call Stitchworks for details.


Is financial help available for the uniform?

Financial assistance can be requested but is not guaranteed. Please speak with your son’s preceptor (for currently enrolled students) or call the Vertus front office for more information.


What if my son comes to school not in uniform?

He will not be able to attend class. We will call home and ask that a family member bring missing uniform items to school.