KU Recreation Services operates the sports club program at KU. Clubs may be competitive, recreational or instructional in nature, or may have any combination of these characteristics. Sport Clubs are managed by both the rules and regulations governing all recognized student organizations at the University of Kansas through the Student Involvement & Leadership Center (SILC), and those established by KU Recreation Services. Hazing will not be tolerated.

As a member of a sports club, you need to be vigilant against hazing activities as research shows that for many students hazing is a rite of passage and those involved in sports are at risk for hazing activities.

From FIPG Manual: What does hazing really do?

What you think hazing does

What hazing really does

Discipline

Distrust

Bonding

Create a general lack of participating

Group Pride

Humiliation

Respect for active members

Resentment

Better performance

Lack of caring

If you have questions or need resources related to your involvement in a KU sports club, contact the Sports Club Director at (785) 864-0792 or visit the Sport Club page. You can also contact the Office of the Vice Provost for Student Affairs at 785-864-4060.

Resources for Sports Clubs:

badjocks.com

NIRSA

The Team Captains Network

Respect the Game

University of Arizona Step UP! Program


Report Hazing

To report a hazing incident, fill out the Hazing Report Form

Report an Incident

To report an incident, fill out the Incident Report Form.

Request a Presentation

To request a presentation about hazing, risk management, recruitment or other topics, fill out the Request a Presentation Form.

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