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Help Make W&M a Home Without Hazing - Sign the Pledge

Location:  Sadler Terrace (Rain Location Sadler Atrium)

Join members of the W&M community as we recognize National Hazing Prevention Week September 26-28. Sign the pledge to prevent hazing!

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Join members of the W&M community as we recognize National Hazing Prevention Week.  All members of the community are invited to take the hazing prevention pledge! Terrace Tabling (rain location Sadler Atrium) on September 26th, 27th and 28th between 11:30am-1:30pm.

Does Your Organization or Team Want to Participate in the Pledge Challenge?  SLD will be giving away FIVE $100 pizza orders to organizations/teams with the highest percentage of members who sign the pledge. To enter the Pledge Challenge – submit your information to the TribeLink form by Noon on Monday 9/25.  (Fine Print for the Pledge Challenge: an uploaded membership roster will be required. Winners for the highest % of members will take place in 3 categories:  50+ members (2 group winners); 20-49 members (2 group winners); and 10-19 members (1 group winner).

Pledge Challenge Form:

Sponsored by the Hazing Prevention Coalition, Student Leadership Development, Fraternity/Sorority Life, W&M Athletics and the Student Conduct Council as we combine efforts to make W&M a home without hazing.  Being demeaned or exposed to harm should never be part of your W&M experience.

The Hazing Prevention Pledge:

I PLEDGE: to prevent hazing before it occurs, stop hazing when I see it happening, report it when I know it has transpired, and help empower others to do the same in order to make W&M a home without hazing.


  • Recognize the harm that hazing can cause both physically and psychologically;
  • Condemn the act of hazing on all levels;
  • Admonish those who haze and those who enable hazing through their silence, and;
  • Be an advocate for the prevention of hazing.