National Hazing Prevention Week is Sept. 19-23

Elon's Hazing Coalition offers activities and events to bring attention to the problem of hazing during National Hazing Prevention Week.

National Hazing Prevention Week is sponsored by
National Hazing Prevention Week (NHPW) is Sept. 19 through Sept. 23. NHPW is an opportunity for campuses, schools, communities, organizations and individuals to raise awareness about the problem of hazing, educate others about hazing, and promote the prevention of hazing.

Elon’s Hazing Prevention Coalition has organized activities and events to bring attention to the problem of hazing. These events provide the opportunity to educate students, parents, faculty, staff, coaches, advisors and community members to recognize hazing and learn how to prevent it before it occurs. These events include:

Tri-Sigma Moseley Table – Tuesday, Sept. 20, 9:40-10:20 a.m. (Phi Beta Kappa Plaza)
ve Practices for Teambuilding – Lunch and Lead workshop for student organization advisors – Tuesday, Sept. 20, 12:30-1:30 p.m. (Moseley 217) Click here to RSVP.

Elon’s Hazing Prevention Coalition is a group of Student Life staff and students who work to identify common hazing practices and types of groups with a prevalent history of hazing, develop short- and long-term hazing prevention strategies, develop ways to communicate and educate the campus on issues of hazing, and explore alternative ways to bond students to their clubs and organizations. The Hazing Prevention Coalition is chaired by Jodean Schmiederer; the coalition also includes Dana Pursley, Jenny Ciesiulka, Jordan King, Larry Mellinger, Kate Upton, Rex Waters and Randall Williams.

The ultimate goal of NHPW and the Hazing Coalition is to prevent hazing through strong educational efforts, diligent policy development and reinforcement, and comprehensive planning and ongoing community efforts. For more information please go to To report an incident of hazing, submit a confidential form or call Elon’s Hazing Hotline 336.278.HAZE (4293).