Student Organization Conduct Status

 

Date of Conduct Process Resolution:

March 12, 2020

Date Conduct Investigation Initiated:

March 10, 2020

Date of Report to Institution:

n/a

Date of Incident:

February 26 and March 2, 2020

General Description of Incident:

Beta Theta Pi was allegedly hazing new members of their organization by requiring members to send pornographic images to other members of the chapter. It was also reported that new members were required to engage in activities that can be considered servitude.

Student Code of Conduct Violations:

Hazing, Alcohol, Irresponsible Conduct, and Harassment

University Findings:

Beta Theta Pi was found responsible for violating the following policies: Hazing, Alcohol, Irresponsible Conduct, and Harassment.

University Sanctions:

Resolution includes Conduct Probation through December 31, 2021 and the completion of an Organization Accountability Agreement, which outlines several educational programs and requirements.




Date of Conduct Process Resolution:

May 11, 2021

Date Conduct Investigation Initiated:

February 1, 2021

Date of Report to Institution:

n/a

Date of Incident:

Between January 24, 2021 and January 31, 2021

General Description of Incident:

Beta Theta Pi was allegedly hazing new members of their organization by requiring new members to perform calisthenics, consume distasteful food, and perform acts of servitude. New members were also exposed to activities that adversely affected their physical health and safety.

Student Code of Conduct Violations:

Beta Theta Pi was charged with violating the following policies: Hazing, Irresponsible Conduct, and Laws and University Policy.

University Findings:

Beta Theta Pi was found responsible forviolating the following policies: Hazing, Irresponsible Conduct, and Laws and University Policy.

University Sanctions:

Resolution includes an Organization Accountability Agreement, which outlines several educational programs and requirements effective until May 15, 2023

 

 

Date of Conduct Process Resolution:

May 4, 2021

Date Conduct Investigation Initiated:

March 25, 2021

Date of Report to Institution:

n/a

Date of Incident:

February 26, 2021

General Description of Incident:

Delta Delta Delta was allegedly hazing by subjecting new members to activities that caused shame or humiliation.

Student Code of Conduct Violations:

Delta Delta Delta was charged with violating the following policies: Hazing, Alcohol, Irresponsible Conduct, Laws and University Policy, and Failure to Comply.

University Findings:

Delta Delta Delta was found responsible for violating the following policies: Hazing, Alcohol, Irresponsible Conduct, Laws and University Policy, and Failure to Comply.

University Sanctions:

Resolution includes an Organization Accountability Agreement, which outlines several educational programs and requirements effective until May 15, 2023.

 

 

Date of Conduct Process Resolution:

December 18, 2020

Date Conduct Investigation Initiated:

November 11, 2020

Date of Report to Institution:

n/a

Date of Incident:

October 28, 2020

General Description of Incident:

Kappa Alpha Theta was allegedly hazing potential new members through forced consumption of alcohol at an off-campus location.

Student Code of Conduct Violations:

Kappa Alpha Theta was charged with violating the following policies: Alcohol, Irresponsible Conduct, and Hazing.

University Findings:

Kappa Alpha Theta was found responsible for violating the following policies: Irresponsible Conduct, Alcohol, and Hazing.

University Sanctions:

Resolution includes the completion of an Organization Accountability Agreement, which outlines several educational programs and requirements.

 

 

Date of Conduct Process Resolution:

March 26, 2018

Date Conduct Investigation Initiated:

February 9, 2018

Date of Report to Institution:

February 9, 2018

Date of Incident:

February 9, 2018

General Description of Incident:

Pi Kappa Alpha was allegedly hazing new members of their organization through forced consumption of distasteful substances.

Student Code of Conduct Violations:

Pi Kappa Alpha was charged with violating the following policy: Hazing.

University or Court Findings:

Pi Kappa Alpha was found responsible for violating the following policies: Hazing.

University Sanctions or Court Fines:

Resolution includes the suspension of the organization until Fall 2022.

 

 

Date of Conduct Process Resolution:

March 16, 2021

Date Conduct Investigation Initiated:

December 7, 2020

Date of Report to Institution:

N/a

Date of Incident:

October 29, 2020, November 1, 2020, November 13, 2020 and November 25, 2020

General Description of Incident:

Sigma Phi Epsilon allegedly provided alcohol to under aged students, failed to comply with expectations outlined in the Pledge to Protect Our SMU Community, and damaged university property.

Student Code of Conduct Violations:

Sigma Phi Epsilon was charged with: Alcohol, Failure to Comply, Irresponsible Conduct, Respect for Property and Environment

University Findings:

Sigma Phi Epsilon was found responsible for violating the following policies: Alcohol, Failure to Comply, Irresponsible Conduct, Respect for Property and Environment

University Sanctions:

Resolution includes the completion of an Organization Accountability Agreement, which outlines several educational programs and requirements effective through May 15, 2023.




Date of Conduct Process Resolution:

July 29, 2021

Date Conduct Investigation Initiated:

May 7, 2021

Date of Report to Institution:

April 27, 2021

Date of Incident:

N/A

General Description of Incident:

Sigma Phi Epsilon allegedly disregarded the terms of the original OAA and directives by university officials.

Student Code of Conduct Violations:

Sigma Phi Epsilon was charged with: Dishonesty, Irresponsible Conduct, Failure to Comply, and Interference.

University Findings:

Sigma Phi Epsilon was found responsible for violating the following policies: Dishonesty, Irresponsible Conduct, Failure to Comply, and Interference.

University Sanctions:

Resolution includes the completion of an Organization Accountability Agreement, which outlines several educational programs and requirements effective through May 15, 2025 and Suspension of the organization until May 15, 2023.

 

Date of Conduct Process Resolution or Court Conviction:

August 27, 2021

Date Conduct Investigation Initiated:

January 11, 2021

Date of Report to Institution:

December 17. 2020

Date of Hazing Incident or Citation:

November 13, 2020

General Description of Hazing Incident:

Sigma Nu allegedly provided alcohol to under aged students and failed to comply with expectations outlined in the Pledge to Protect Our SMU Community.

Rules Violations or Criminal Charges:

Sigma Nu was charged with violating the following policy: Failure to Comply, Alcohol, Irresponsible Conduct, Laws and University Policy, and Dishonesty.

University or Court Findings:

Sigma Nu was found responsible violating the following policy: Failure to Comply, Alcohol, Irresponsible Conduct, Laws and University Policy, and Dishonesty.

University Sanctions or Court Fines:

Resolution includes the completion of an Organization Accountability Agreement, which outlines several educational programs and requirements effective through December 31, 2021.

 

 

Date of Conduct Process Resolution:

June 9, 2017

Date Conduct Investigation Initiated:

May 10, 2017

Date of Report to Institution:

n/a

Date of Incident:

n/a

General Description of Incident:

Alpha Kappa Alpha allegedly exhibited an environment consisting of abusive treatment of members and hazing of new members.

Student Code of Conduct Violations:

Alpha Kappa Alpha was charged with violating the following policies: Irresponsible Conduct, Harassment, and Hazing.

University Findings:

Alpha Kappa Alpha was found responsible for violating the following policies: Irresponsible Conduct, Harassment, and Hazing.

University Sanctions:

Resolution includes an Organizational Accountability Agreement and Conduct Probation until Fall 2019.

 

 

Date of Conduct Process Resolution:

October 4, 2017

Date Conduct Investigation Initiated:

September 13, 2017

Date of Report to Institution:

n/a

Date of Incident:

n/a

General Description of Incident:

Kappa Alpha Order was allegedly hazing new members of their organization through paddling, servitude, forcing new members to consume alcohol, forcing new members to participate in calisthenics, forcing new members to consume various food items and liquids until vomiting was induced, forcing new members to wear clothing soiled with vomit, sleep deprivation, and "underground" membership.

Student Code of Conduct Violations:

Kappa Alpha Order was charged with violating the following policies: Irresponsible Conduct, Laws & University Policy, Interference, Harassment, and Hazing.

University Findings:

Kappa Alpha Order was found responsible for violating the following policies: Irresponsible Conduct, Laws & University Policy, Interference, Harassment, and Hazing.

University Sanctions:

Resolution includes the suspension of the organization until Fall 2021.

 

 

Date of Conduct Process Resolution:

April 2, 2018

Date Conduct Investigation Initiated:

February 15, 2018

Date of Report to Institution:

n/a

Date of Incident:

February 14, 2018 and March 7, 2018

General Description of Incident:

Phi Gamma Delta was allegedly hazing members involving forced testing of Chapter history in dark rooms and not being allowed to wear clean clothes.

Student Code of Conduct Violations:

Phi Gamma Delta was charged with Alcohol, Hazing, Irresponsible Conduct, and Laws & University Policy.

University Findings:

Phi Gamma Delta was found responsible for Alcohol, Irresponsible Conduct and Laws & University Policy.

University Sanctions:

Sanctions included an Organizational Accountability Agreement and Deferred Suspension until the end of Spring 2020.

 

Sigma Alpha Epsilon

Date of Conduct Process Resolution:

May 5, 2017

Date Conduct Investigation Initiated:

May 2, 2017

Date of Report to Institution:

n/a

Date of Incident:

n/a

General Description of Incident:

Sigma Alpha Epsilon was allegedly hazing new members through servitude and possible physical abuse.

Student Code of Conduct Violations:

Sigma Alpha Epsilon was charged with violating the following policies: Alcohol and Hazing.

University Findings:

Sigma Alpha Epsilon was found responsible for violating the following policies: Hazing.

University Sanctions:

Resolution includes an Alternative Resolution Agreement and Deferred Suspension through May 31, 2020.

 

 

Date of Conduct Process Resolution:

February 8, 2019

Date Conduct Investigation Initiated:

January 25, 2019

Date of Report to Institution:

n/a

Date of Incident:

January 23, 2019

General Description Incident:

Sigma Chi was possibly endangering their members, having an off-campus party with large quantities of alcohol being provided to underage members resulting in a student being taken to the hospital.

Student Code of Conduct Violations:

Sigma Chi was charged with Irresponsible Conduct and Alcohol.

University Findings:

Sigma Chi was found responsible for Irresponsible Conduct and Alcohol.

University Sanctions:

Sanctions included an Organizational Accountability Agreement and Conduct Probation until the end of Spring, 2020.

 

 

Date of Conduct Process Resolution:

September 29, 2020

Date Conduct Investigation Initiated:

September 15, 2020

Date of Report to Institution:

August 27, 2020

Date of Incident:

August 27, 2020

General Description of Incident:

Sigma Phi Epsilon allegedly provided alcohol to under aged students and failed to comply with expectations outlined in the Pledge to Protect Our SMU Community.

Student Code of Conduct Violations:

Failure to Comply, Alcohol, and Irresponsible Conduct.

University Findings:

Sigma Phi Epsilon was found responsible for Failure to Comply, Alcohol and Irresponsible Conduct

University Sanctions:

Resolution includes the completion of an Organization Accountability Agreement and suspension until December 6, 2020.