Hazing Prevention Resources

What is Hazing?

Hazing is any action taken or any situation created intentionally that causes embarrassment, harassment, or ridicule and risks emotional and/or physical harm to members of a group or team, whether new or not, regardless of the person’s willingness to participate. Read more information on identifying hazing.


Download a FREE resource guide about Hazing Prevention.

Rams don't haze! West Chester University's Anti-Hazing Policy .

More Information

To learn more about hazing, there are several additional informative sources, including:


Stop Hazing

Hank Nuwer “Hazing Deaths”


The Gordie Center

Myths vs. Reality of Hazing


Carson’s Story

Report Hazing

Reporting Hazing takes a lot of courage but may save someone from physical and/or emotional harm. Be strong, and report any information to the Office of Student Conduct.

Address: Ruby Jones Hall, Room 200, West Chester, PA 19382

Phone: 610-436-3511

Hours: Monday-Friday: 8am-4:30pm

If you know of anyone who needs immediate remediation, please contact Public Safety immediately at 610-436-3311