Hazing Prevention - Prevention Efforts
The University of Maine provides a comprehensive approach to hazing prevention on campus. Prevention efforts include but are not limited to:
- Hazing education and prevention seminars for Greek letter orgs, athletes, sports clubs, intramural sports, orientation leaders, and student leaders on campus.
- Specific educational seminars given to first year athletes and new members of Greek letter organizations.
- Participation in the National Hazing Prevention Week, which includes a full week of programming.
- Provide social norm messaging around hazing prevention.
- Provide bystander intervention training specific to hazing.
- Provide resources, brochures, and posters to anyone on campus or in the greater community.
- Provide screenings of the movie Haze (www.hazethemovie.com).
- Student organizations and Greek letter organizations are invited to sign the University’s anti-hazing pledge.
The University of Maine is also partnered with the National Collaborative for Hazing Research and Prevention, who hosted the 2009 Hazing Symposium. This affiliation allows us to:
- Provide speakers and trainers for any group, anytime on research based prevention initiatives.
- Provide campus hazing assessments and data collection to colleges and universities across the country.
- Have staff that is directly involved with the most current hazing research.
For more information about the National Collaborative or hazing prevention efforts at the University of Maine please contact:
Lauri Sidelko: (207)581-1423