Barnard College expressly prohibits hazing by any member of the Barnard College community or any visitor in or on College property. Hazing is defined as any act or situation, whether occurring on or off the Barnard College campus, which recklessly or intentionally endangers the mental or physical health of an individual or involves the forced consumption of liquor or drugs for the purpose of initiation into or affiliation with any organization, regardless of an individual's willingness to participate.
Any individual found to have participated in any act of hazing may be subject to immediate ejection from the College campus and property. In addition, any member of the Barnard community who is found to have engaged in any act of hazing may be subject to discipline, up to and including expulsion.
Any organization which is found to have authorized an act of hazing may be subject to rescission of permission for that organization to operate on Barnard property and to receive financial support from the College.
The penalties described herein are in addition to any criminal or civil law to which a violator or violating organization may be subject.
All members of the Barnard College community are encouraged to report any incidents of hazing by contacting the Offices of the Dean of the College, Residential Life, or Public Safety. Barnard College does not recognize any off-campus student organization.