Original Date: 9/12/1995 * Last Revision Effective: 5/21/2009
Policy Contact: Vice President, Student Services
This policy applies to all students and student organizations of Bellevue College.
Hazing is prohibited. Hazing means any method of initiation into a student organization or living group or any pastime or amusement engaged in with respect to such an organization or living group that causes, or is likely to cause, bodily danger or physical harm, or serious mental or emotional harm, to any student or other person attending any institution of higher education or post-secondary institution
The Student Code of Bellevue College may be applicable to hazing violations.
Hazing violations are also misdemeanors punishable under state criminal law according to RCW 9A.20.021.
RELEVANT LAWS AND OTHER RESOURCES
- Board of Trustees Resolution 232
- RCW 9A.20.021, 28B.10900-.903
- WAC 132H-121-020
- Bellevue College Procedure #2100P Hazing
Revisions 3/22/2005; 5/21/2009
Board of TrusteesPresident's Staff