Bucknell University is committed to the health and safety of our students. Hazing violates Pennsylvania State law and University policy. Individuals engaging in conduct constituting hazing may be found guilty of a misdemeanor crime. If you have been the victim of hazing, have witnessed hazing or suspect that someone you know has been hazed, you can report anonymously to University officials.

While the report is anonymous, details regarding the incident may be shared if an investigation is involved.

How to Report Hazing

  • Complete the online Report Hazing Form. Please provide as much detail as possible.
  • Contact the Office of Student Conduct at 570.577.1602.
  • In the case of an emergency or to report criminal activity, please contact Public Safety immediately at 570.577.3333.

After You Submit a Report

After a report is received, the University will work quickly to review the complaint and determine the next best actions. If the report is criminal in nature, Public Safety will be contacted to initiate an investigation. The University may also initiate its own investigation. As part of this process, a group or organization may be suspended pending the outcome of the investigation.

How To Identify Hazing

If you're wondering if something is hazing, ask some questions.

  • Is this activity degrading and/or demeaning?
  • Is there a risk of injury or question of safety?
  • Am I being asked to keep these activities a secret?
Learn to Identify Hazing

Did You Know?

True or False? The whole group or organization is not at fault if a hazing act only contains a small group of members.

  • FALSE — No matter how many members are involved, the entire organization may be held responsible.
Test Your Hazing Knowledge

How To Report Hazing

Bucknell University is committed to the health and safety of our students. Hazing violates Pennsylvania State law and University policy.

If you have been the victim of hazing, have witnessed hazing or suspect that someone you know has been hazed, you can report anonymously to University officials.

Make a Report
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