Duty to Report
No student organization or individual shall employ a program of student initiation/pledge education or social events that includes hazing. It is the duty of all current or potential student organization members and any faculty or staff member has a duty to report immediately, in writing, any violation of this policy to the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs for student violations and the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Human Resources for employee violations. Any violation of this policy will be investigated and appropriate disciplinary action will be taken.
Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs: (504) 671-5055
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Human Resources: (504) 762-3044
Expectations for Violations
Any violation of this policy, including knowledge of and failure to report, may result in expulsion in the case of students and termination in the case of employees, as well as suspension of activities for a minimum of one academic year for any student organization that participates in hazing. Student violations are subject to disciplinary action in accordance with the procedures set forth in the College’s Student Judicial Code and Student Organizations policies. Employee violations are subject to the College’s disciplinary procedures.
Education, Awareness, and Prevention
Delgado Community College provides education, awareness, and prevention activities for hazing that include but are not limited to: