Hazing is defined by the FIPG (Fraternity Insurance Purchasing Group) as: "Any action taken or situation created, intentionally, whether on or off fraternity premises, to produce mental or physical discomfort, embarrassment, harassment, or ridicule. Such activities may include but are not limited to the following: use of alcohol; paddling in any form; creation of excessive fatigue; physical and psychological shocks; quests, treasure hunts, scavenger hunts, road trips or any other such activities carried on outside or inside of the confines of the chapter house; wearing of public apparel which is conspicuous and not normally in good taste; engaging in public stunts and buffoonery; morally degrading or humiliating games and activities; and any other activities which are not consistent with fraternal law, ritual or policy or the regulations and policies of the educational institution."
Hazing Clearinghouse of Deaths and Incidents
Unofficial clearinghouse to track hazing deaths and incidents by author of three books on hazing.
Hazing, Scholarly Study
Hazing Research as class project.
StopHazing.Org - "Educating to Eliminate Hazing"
Educational materials, human sources, and other resources to help anti-hazing initiatives among fraternities, sororities, and other groups in society.