CMU prohibits the participation of a student, groups of students, or RSO directly or indirectly, in the hazing of students or any other persons. Hazing is defined as: Any actions taken or situation created whether on or off campus, to produce mental or physical discomfort, embarrassment, harassment, or ridicule. Such activities include, but are not limited to, the following: use of alcohol with regard to forced consumption, threat or peer pressure; paddling in any form; creation of excessive fatigue or forced exercise; physical and psychological shocks; scavenger hunts and road trips; wearing of apparel which is conspicuous and not normally in good taste; morally degrading or humiliating games and activities; assigning pranks; custodial requirements that does not involved those other than new members; line-ups; calling members demeaning names; and any other such activities that are not consistent with the policies of Central Michigan University, or the laws of the State of Michigan.
The Office of Student Conduct encourages you to report any possible incidents that are in violation of the hazing policy. Please file a report if you have a concern and would like to speak with someone from our office.