UGA 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:
- forcing or requiring the drinking of alcohol or any other substance;
- forcing or requiring the eating of food or anything an individual refuses to eat;
- calisthenics (push-ups, sit-ups, jogging, runs, etc.);
- line-ups (yelling at people in any formation or harassing them);
- forcing or requiring the theft of any property;
- road trips (dropping someone off to find his/her own way back);
- scavenger hunts;
- any activity that causes disruption of academic pursuits or endeavors;
- permitting less then six (6) continuous, uninterrupted hours of sleep per night;
- conducting activities, which do not allow adequate time for study (not allowing to go to class, missing group projects, etc.);
- nudity at any time;
- running personal errands of the members (driving to class, cleaning their individual rooms, serving meals, picking up laundry, washing cars, etc.);
- requiring the violation of University, Federal, State or local laws; and
- 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).