UGA HAZING POLICY

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153 Tate Student Center
University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602

Hazing Policy

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. paddling;
  5. line-ups (yelling at people in any formation or harassing them);
  6. forcing or requiring the theft of any property;
  7. road trips (dropping someone off to find his/her own way back);
  8. scavenger hunts;
  9. any activity that causes disruption of academic pursuits or endeavors;
  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 laws; and
  15. physical abuse or injury.

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).