Hazing FAQs

The following questions arise frequently from students and parents.

Many of these questions were submitted to our Anonymous Question Portal on the Tufts Hazing Prevention website. For questions submitted anonymously, any identifying information has been removed and the questions have been rephrased for broad application.

This list of questions will grow as more questions are submitted.

  • Yes! Hazing can happen in any kind of student organization. Nationally hazing has occurred in varsity and club athletics, student government groups, community service organizations, performance groups, fraternities and sororities, and honors societies at Tufts, we recognize that hazing can and does happen in a variety of groups and settings. Even groups that do not haze can be part of the solution to help change the culture around hazing.

  • Yes. You can learn more about the state laws regarding hazing here.

Ask a Question About Hazing

Please feel free to ask a question about hazing.  This question bank does not require any identifying information.

Question Answers appear in the Frequently Asked Question page of the Tufts Hazing Prevention website.  Before your question is added to the FAQ Page, any identifying information will be removed and the questions will be rephrased for broad application.