Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Fraternity is committed to providing a meaningful membership experience based on our ideals and values to all Collegiate and Alumni Members, Initiates and Prospective Members. This includes establishing an environment free of hazing, discrimination, alcohol and illegal substance abuse, as well as sexual assault and harassment. Below is a summary of our National stances.
Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Fraternity neither approves of nor shall be responsible for actions of Members which may result in injury to persons or damage to property (i.e., "hazing"). Hazing shall be defined as any action or situation that recklessly or intentionally endangers the mental, physical or emotional health or safety of any individual, regardless of the person’s willingness to participate. These actions and situations include, but are not limited to: paddling in any form; creation of excessive fatigue; physical and psychological shock; scavenger hunts which involve illegal activities; one-way road trips which leave an individual to find return transportation; wearing apparel at any time or location which is not appropriate; required engagement in public stunts or buffoonery; morally degrading games or humiliating activities; compulsory consumption of any alcoholic beverages or controlled substances or non-controlled substances; the destruction or removal of any public or private property; any activity that could adversely affect the mental, physical or emotional health of the individual; and any other activities which are not consistent with the regulations and policies of the sheltering institution, or behavior considered as unbecoming of a Member of Phi Sigma Pi.
Alcohol and Illegal Substance Policy
Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Fraternity discourages, but does not prohibit, the use of alcoholic beverages at any Phi Sigma Pi sponsored event, function, or meeting. Illicit use of controlled substances as defined by state and federal law at any Phi Sigma Pi sponsored event, function or meeting is prohibited.
- Alcohol and/or illicit use of controlled substances shall be strictly prohibited at any Collegiate Chapter membership drive event. A membership drive event is considered any event planned for or by the Initiates and/or Prospective Members during the recruitment and Initiation period.
- Collegiate Chapters are strictly prohibited from using Official Collegiate Chapter moneys for the purchase and consumption of alcohol and/or controlled substances at any Phi Sigma Pi function.
Phi Sigma Pi shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, National origin, ancestry, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age or disability status in admission to, access to, treatment of or employment in Phi Sigma Pi's programs and activities.
Sexual Assault and Harassment Policy
Sexual assault and harassment is illegal and any Member or Initiate who sexually assaults or harasses another Member, Initiate, or guest of the Fraternity is criminally and personally liable for his/her own actions.