Fraternity and Sorority Affairs

Hazing Prevention

New Member Education

This area will discuss the goals of a new member education program, elements that make a program strong, and considerations to reduce hazing.

Goals of a New Member Program

As a result of their transition into fraternity/sorority life, new members should be able to demonstrate the following knowledge, skills, and attitudes:

Adapted from Analysis Report completed by RISE Partnership, LLC.

Key Elements of a New Member Program

The list below articulates key elements that a strong New Member Education Program incorporates into its curriculum:

Adapted from Analysis Report completed by RISE Partnership, LLC and from Judge Mitch Crane, CAMPUSSPEAK Speaker.

Considerations to Strengthen a New Member Education Program

The following are some things to keep in mind when designing an education program: