What is Hazing?

UM System Definition: Hazing, defined as an act that endangers the mental or physical health or safety of a student, or an act that is likely to cause physical or psychological harm to any person within the University community, or that destroys or removes public or private property, for the purpose of initiation, admission into, affiliation with, or as a condition for continued membership in a group or organization. Participation or cooperation by the person(s) being hazed does not excuse the violation. Failing to intervene to prevent, failing to discourage, and/or failing to report those acts may also violate this policy.

Click here for the State of Missouri's hazing definition!

How to Report

If you have been hazed, have witnessed hazing, or suspect that someone you know has been hazed, report it.

Reports may be submitted anonymously, but doing so may limit the ability of the University to respond.

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