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: September 1, 2017

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III. General Policies on Student Organizations

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D. No student organization or individual shall engage in or condone any form of hazing.

  • Hazing shall include, but is not limited to:
    • Any action taken, or situation created intentionally, to produce mental or physical discomfort, embarrassment or ridicule;
    • Any form of verbal or physical harassment or abuse; and
    • Engaging in public stunts, morally degrading or humiliating behavior or games, whether on or off campus.
    • Excessive demands on a student’s time so as to interfere with academic performance are prohibited.
    • 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.
    • 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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