2100 Hazing

Original Date: 9/12/1995 * Last Revision Effective: 4/6/2015
Policy Contact: Vice President, Student Affairs


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

Revision History

Original 9/12/1995
Revisions 3/22/2005; 5/21/2009; 4/6/2015

Approved By

Board of Trustees
President’s Cabinet

Last Updated April 6, 2015