Definition: The use of physical violence or any activity calculated to impose embarrassment, harassment, physical, emotional or mental strain; or any activity that would in any way jeopardize the physical, moral or scholastic well-being of any individual; mentally antagonizing a student, guest or employee or placing someone under threat of physical harm
- By a student:
- First offense—Probation, $100 fine and loss of privilege
- Second offense—University suspension
- By an organization:
- First offense—Probation, $500 fine and loss of privilege
- Second offense—University suspension of organization status
Hazing is a criminal offense in the state of Alabama. Insurance does not cover a felonious act. Penalties for hazing are very severe.