Hazing is defined as any activity that includes one or more of the following
Activities that expose personal values to compromise or ridicule.
Stunts which have no meaningful relationship to the objectives of the organization.
Activities that abuse the trust an organization is striving to build between its members and prospective members.
Activities that humiliate or subject individuals to circumstances with which they are not comfortable, or of which they are fearful.
Activities which are illegal or violate College policy.
Activities which interfere with educational pursuits or normal life functions.
Any organization or association that knowingly permits hazing shall: a) be liable for harm caused to persons or property resulting from hazing, and b) be denied recognition by Clover Park Technical College as an official organization or association on this campus. If the organization or association is a corporation, whether for profit or nonprofit, the individual directors of the corporation may be held individually liable for damages.
A person who participates in the hazing of another shall forfeit any entitlement to state-funded grants, scholarships or awards for 90 calendar days.
Forfeiture of state-funded grants, scholarships or awards shall continue for 90 calendar days, up to and including permanent forfeiture, based upon the seriousness of the violations.
Disciplinary action may be taken under this chapter for hazing violations.
Hazing violations are also misdemeanors punishable under state criminal law according to RCW 9A.20.021.
Conduct which causes embarrassment, ridicule, sleep deprivation, verbal abuse, or personal humiliation, not amounting to hazing, shall be subject to disciplinary action under this chapter.