Clemson University’s core values are Integrity, Honesty and Respect. Hazing is not consistent with these core values. Therefore, all Clemson University community members/organizations are expected to refrain from hazing. (See Clemson University Student Code of Conduct, Section IX.A.13)
Hazing is any situation created or action taken -- for the purpose of initiation, admission into, affiliation with or as a condition for continued membership in an organization -- which meets one or more of the criteria below. Hazing can be intentional or unintentional, and can occur with or without consent. Hazing is also any act that meets the definition of hazing contained in South Carolina Code of Laws section 59-101-200. (See http://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t59c101.php)
Situations/actions that constitute hazing are:
Such activities and situations may include, but are not limited to:
Any member of the University community, including a victim, participant, or witness, with knowledge of hazing should report the hazing to the Office of Community and Ethical Standards or Clemson University Police.
Contact: Office of Community and Ethical Standards, 912 University Union, 864-656-0510
Approved Fall 2012
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