Hazing Violations

Code of Student Conduct

Students or student groups may be disciplined and sanctioned for the misconduct of hazing under the UNT Code of Student Conduct. For more information, please visit the Dean of Students Conduct page at https://studentaffairs.unt.edu/dean-of-students/conduct.

 


Student Organization Conduct Standing

Student groups are those that are defined as groups registered with the Student Activities Office, or groups who officially represent the university, including, an association, corporation, order, society, corps, club, or student government, a band or musical group or an academic, athletic, cheerleading, or dance team, including any group or team that participates in National Collegiate Athletic Association competition, or a service, social, or similar group, whose members are primarily students. Each student group must abide by the Code of Student Conduct (UNT Policy 07.012) and UNT Hazing Policy (UNT Policy 07.013).  Those found responsible for hazing will be listed below in accordance with Texas Education Code, sections 37.151 (5) and (6).

Organization Date Incident Occurred What Occurred Violations of the Code of Student Conduct Findings Sanctions Date Conduct Process was Resolved
Theta Chi, Delta Phi Chapter Fall Semester 2018 Mental health threat;  an unreasonable risk of harm or that adversely affects the mental or physical health or safety of the student; consumption of food and alcohol. Section IX-F-2: Acts Affecting Health, Safety or Welfare – Hazing Responsible  Suspended from UNT through May 24, 2022;  vacate house; Educational Sanctions upon returning to campus.   In accordance with Section 51.936(c) of the Texas Education Code, this chapter is placed on the list of organizations disciplined for hazing by the University of North Texas for a period of (3) years from the date the disciplinary action takes effect.  February 4, 2019
Zeta Phi Beta Fall 2019 Hazing (as investigated and sanctioned by Southern Region of the National organization) Section 1X-F2- Acts Affecting Health, Safety or Welfare - Hazing Regionals found organization responsible for hazing.
UNT is upholding Chapter suspension of Student organization for 10 years. 
Suspended from for a period of 10 years effective December 6, 2019. December 6, 2019
Sigma Phi Epsilon, Texas Beta Chapter Spring 2019 Confinement in a small space for purposes of pledging; consumption of alcohol. Section IX-F2- Acts Affecting Health, Safety or Welfare – Hazing Responsible Chapter will be placed on Level II Conduct Probation until April 30, 2020; Additional violations of the Code of Conduct while on Level II Conduct Probation may result in being suspended from the University of North Texas. Educational Sanctions: In accordance with Section 51.936(c) of the Texas Education Code, chapter will be placed on the list of organizations disciplined for hazing by the University of North Texas for a period of (3) years from the date the disciplinary act takes effect. May 10, 2019
Alpha Tao Omega, Kappa Gamma Chapter Summer 2020 Intentional act for the purposes of pledging; Section IX-F2- Acts Affecting Health, Safety or Welfare – Hazing Responsible Chapter will be placed on Conduct Probation until August 15, 2024; Additional violations of the Code of Conduct while on Conduct Probation may result in being suspended from the University of North Texas. Educational Sanctions: Must participate in Fall 20 and 21 Hazing Prevention Week programming. May 8, 2020
Kappa Alpha Psi, Zeta Upsilon Chapter Spring 2020 Intentional act for the purposes of pledging. Section IX-F2- Acts Affecting Health, Safety or Welfare – Hazing Responsible Student Group Suspension until March 18, 2025; In accordance with Section 51.936(c) of the Texas Education Code, this chapter is placed on the list of organizations disciplined for
hazing by the University of North Texas for a period of (3) years from the date the disciplinary action takes effect.
March 18, 2020
Beta Upsilon Chi, Theta Chapter Spring 2020 Intentional act for the purposes of pledging. Section IX-F2- Acts Affecting Health, Safety or Welfare – Hazing Responsible Chapter will be placed on Conduct Probation until January 18, 2021. Additional violations of the Code of Conduct while on Conduct Probation may result in being suspended from the University of North Texas. Educational Sanctions: Must develop a New Member Education Plan to be approved by CFSL. January 17, 2020
Delta Sigma Phi, Gamma Xi Chapter Fall 2020,
Spring 2021,
Fall 2021
Physical brutality; Calisthenics, intentional act for the purposes of pledging & being initiated into a group. Section IX-F-2: Acts Affecting Health, Safety or Welfare – Hazing Responsible Conduct Probation: This is a specified period of time from now until December 31, 2022. The Delta Sigma Phi-Gamma Xi chapter in partnership with another Greek-lettered organization will put on a presentation focused on Hazing that will be given to the Sorority and Fraternity community here at the University of North Texas. All members of the organization will be required to participate in the presentation. The presentation must be given by the end of the Spring 2022 term. In accordance with regulations with the Texas Education Code, Section 51.936(c), Delta Sigma Phi- Gamma XI Chapter will be placed on the hazing list at the University of North Texas for 3 years December 13, 2021
Kappa Kappa Gamma-
Zeta Sigma Chapter
Fall 2021 Intentional act of adversely affecting the mental or physical health of others for the purposes of maintaining membership. Section IX-F-2: Acts Affecting Health, Safety or Welfare – Hazing Responsible Conduct Probation: This is a specified period of time from now until January 23, 2023. The Kappa Kappa Gamma, Zeta Sigma chapter in partnership with another Greek-lettered organization will put on a presentation focused on Hazing that will be given to the Sorority and Fraternity community here at the University of North Texas. All members of the organization will be required to participate in the presentation. The presentation must be given by April 15, 2022.
In accordance with regulations with the Texas Education Code, Section 51.936(c), Kappa Kappa Gamma Zeta Sigma Chapter will be placed on the hazing list at the University of North Texas for 3 years.
January 24, 2022
Alpha Phi Alpha Eta Epsilon Chapter Fall 2021 Hazing (as investigated and sanctioned by Southwestern Region of the National organization) Section 1X-F2- Acts Affecting Health, Safety or Welfare - Hazing Regionals found organization responsible for hazing. UNT is upholding Chapter sanctions and put on Conduct Probation with UNT until August 31, 2025 and outcomes upheld by Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated. February 17, 2022
  • Texas Education Code, sections 37.151 (5) and (6) requires public institutions to disclose a hazing report that will be continually updated.
  • Student groups will remain on the report for a period of 3 years.
  • Student groups may have been investigated and found responsible for additional violations of the Student Code of Conduct that are not listed on this report because they are not required to be disclosed. Sanctions listed in this report may be reflective of all violations of the Student Code of Conduct, not just the hazing violation.
  • Sanctioning is based on the severity of the behavior and any pattern of behavior the student group may have.