The university believes that an effective organization or group is nurtured in an atmosphere of social and moral responsibility, respect for duly constituted authority and loyalty to the principles of higher education.

Hazing is defined by Pennsylvania law as any actions taken or situations created intentionally or recklessly: on or off Susquehanna University campus grounds; by a student, alumnus, student group, or student organization including varsity athletes; that endangers another person(s)’mental or physical health or safety, or produces mental or physical discomfort, embarrassment, harassment or ridicule; with or without consent; as an explicit or implicit condition for initiation to, admission into, or continued membership in an organization are prohibited.