Hazing Policy

"No chapter of Phi Beta Sigma shall indulge in any physical abuse or undignified treatment (hazing) of its members or prospective members. Hazing is defined as: any action taken or situation created intentionally or unintentionally, whether on or off Fraternity premises, to produce mental or physical discomfort, embarrassment, harassment, or ridicule.

Such activities and situations include, but are not limited to:

  • Paddling in any form
  • Creation of excessive fatigue
  • Physical and psychological shocks
  • Quests
  • Treasure hunts
  • Scavenger hunts
  • Road trips or any other activities carried outside the confines of the campus or chapter house
  • Wearing publicly apparel which is conspicuous and not normally in good taste
  • Engaging in any public stunts and buffoonery
  • Morally degrading or humiliating games and activities
  • Late work sessions (past 12 Midnight) which interfere with scholastic activity
  • And any other activities which are not consistent with Fraternal Law, Ritual, or Policy or with Regulations and Policies of the educational institution

Hazing is forbidden by the Fraternity's Constitution and by public laws of Georgia ."