Tennessee Board of Regents – Policy 3:01:01:00 [Student Organizations Hazing]

Category: Harassment Policies School: University of Memphis Statement Rating: Not Rated Last updated: August 24, 2016

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III. General Policies on Student Organizations


(4) No student organization or individual shall engage in or condone any form of hazing. Hazing shall include, but is not limited to:

  1. any action taken, or situation created intentionally, to produce mental or physical discomfort, embarrassment or ridicule;
  2. any form of verbal or physical harassment or abuse; and
  3. engaging in public stunts, morally degrading or humiliating behavior or games, whether on or off campus.
  4. Excessive demands on a student’s time so as to interfere with academic performance are prohibited.
  5. Threatening in any manner or form for the purpose of cajoling individuals into secrecy in regard to breaches (planned, threatened, attempted, or perpetrated) of hazing violations also is prohibited.
  6. Hazing activity which is in violation of any other institution regulation such as the misuse of alcohol, drugs, institution property, etc., is strictly forbidden.


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