University of Washington Handbook – Volume 3, Part III, Chapter 1 – The Student Conduct Code

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C. Specific instances of misconduct include, but are not limited to:

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* Hazing, or conspiracy to engage in hazing, which includes:
a. Any method of initiation into a student organization or living group, or any pastime or amusement engaged in with respect to such an organization or living group, that causes, or is likely to cause, bodily danger or physical harm, or serious mental or emotional harm, to any student or other person attending the University; and
b. Conduct associated with initiation into a student organization or living group, or any pastime or amusement engaged in with respect to an organization or living group not amounting to a violation of subsection C.9.a of this section, but including such conduct as humiliation by ritual act and sleep deprivation. Consent is no defense to hazing. Hazing does not include customary athletic events or other similar contests or competitions;

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