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What will happen if I report signs of hazing?
The goal of any college or university judicial process should
be educational, not merely punitive. The goal is to stop the
hazing from causing harm, help the individual(s) affected,
and help the group restructure its initiation process to
remove hazing.
The victims, of course, should NOT receive any sanctions.
While they may be nervous about how their peers may see
them, university processes should keep them, and you,
anonymous, if that is what the reporter wishes, to avoid
undue stress for students, and not create a different, but
equally stressful, situation.
Written by Travis Apgar, Robert G. Engel Associate Dean of
Students for Fraternity and Sorority Affairs, Dean of Students
Office, Cornell University
THE STUDENT WHO HAS BEEN INVOLVED IN THE JUDICIAL
SYSTEM
College students who become involved in the judicial system
are most often involved in incidents related to alcohol, drugs,
thefts, physical assaults, sexual assault, harassment,
trespassing or property damage. On rare occasions, students
may be involved in even more serious crimes. These
incidents may be handled either by campus security or local
law enforcement. When campus security handles an