Student organizations – including clubs, athletic teams, etc. – have the potential and unique opportunity to contribute significantly to a student’s intellectual and personal development and understanding of the very nature of  “community.” In keeping with its commitment to a positive academic environment, Keene State College unconditionally opposes any situation created intentionally to produce mental or physical discomfort, embarrassment, harassment, or ridicule.

Hazing is a violation of the Student Code of Conduct and College Discipline System. Effective January 1, 1994, hazing became illegal in the state of New Hampshire.