UGA Hazing Policy

The Arch

Hazing is defined as any intentional, negligent or reckless action, or situation-which causes another pain, embarrassment, ridicule or harassment, regardless of the willingness of the participant.

Such actions and situations include, but are not limited to the following:

1. forcing or requiring the drinking of alcohol or any other substance;

2. forcing or requiring the eating of food or anything an individual refuses to eat;

3. calisthenics (push-ups, sit-ups, jogging, runs, etc.);

4. "treeings" (tying someone up and throwing food or other substances on/at them);

5. paddle swats;

6. line-ups (yelling at people in any formation or harassing them);

7. forcing or requiring the theft of any property;

8. road trips (dropping someone off to find his/her own way back);

9. scavenger hunts;

10. permitting less then six (6) continuous, uninterrupted hours of sleep per night;

11. conducting activities, which do not allow adequate time for study (not allowing to go to
class, missing group projects, etc.);

12. nudity at any time;

13. running personal errands of the members (driving to class, cleaning their
individual rooms, serving meals, picking up laundry, washing cars, etc.);

14. requiring the violation of University, Federal, State or local law.

HAZING IS AGAINST STATE , FEDERAL, AND LOCAL LAW .

HAZING HOT-LINE PHONE NUMBER: 706-207-0779
(YOU WIL NOT HAVE TO IDENTIFY YOURSELF AT ANY TIME).