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What Is Hazing?

Hazing is defined as any action taken or situation created that recklessly or intentionally endangers another person’s psychological, emotional, or physical health, regardless of the person’s willingness to participate, for the purpose of joining or maintaining membership with any organization, group, or team.

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Take the Pledge

Join this campaign to recognize the harm that hazing causes physically, emotionally, and psychologically; condemn the act of hazing, admonish those who haze and those who enable hazing through their silence, and be an advocate for the prevention of all hazing behavior.

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Get Involved

Looking to get your student organization involved in hazing prevention and education efforts?

Explore the National Hazing Prevention Week Student Organization (NHPW) Involvement Kit  to learn how!