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The following policy is in accordance with state law. No hazing activities will be
permitted in conjunction with any FKCC organization. The college will not tolerate
hazing, as described below, at or on any college property or at any college-
sponsored or college-affiliated event, on or off any campus or center.
Hazing means any action or situation which recklessly or intentionally endangers
the mental or physical health or safety of a student for the purpose of initiation or
admission into or affiliation with any organization operating under the sanction
of the college, hereinafter referred to as a “College Organization.” Such term
shall include, but not be limited to, any brutality of a physical nature, such as
whipping, beating, branding, forced calisthenics, exposure to the elements, forced
consumption of any food, liquor, drug, or other substance, or any other forced
physical activity which could adversely affect the physical health or safety of the
individual, and shall include any activity which would subject the individual to
extreme mental stress, such as sleep deprivation, forced exclusion from social
contact, forced conduct which could result in extreme embarrassment, or any
other forced activity as described above upon which the initiation or admission
into or affiliation with a college organization is directly or indirectly conditioned
shall be presumed to be a “forced” activity with the willingness of an individual to
participate in such activity notwithstanding.
This rule will apply to students and to college organizations, including action
through other persons associated with a college organization who are not
Violations of this rule by individual students shall be enforced in accordance with
the Student Grievance Rule 7.520.
Violations of this rule may subject an individual student to the following penalties:
a) minor violations – disciplinary probation;
b) major or repeated minor violations—dismissal.
Any college organization, as an organization or through any person associated
with a college organization, which authorizes or participates in hazing in blatant
disregard of this rule shall be penalized as follows:
a) minor violations – probation from operating as a college organization;
b) Major or repeated violations – decisions of the authority for such
organization to operate on college property or operate under the
sanction of the College.