FIU Marching Band Compliance Agreements

FIU Marching Band Compliance Agreements

Non-Discrimination Statement of Compliance
To comply with the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended, student or other organizations which illegally discriminate in their membership as to race, sex, national origin or handicap, will be denied the use of University facilities, support, and services.

Purpose and activities of registered student organizations must not conflict with the purposes and regulations of Florida International University, the Board of Trustees policies, or with State or Federal laws. All members registered must be FIU students. All officers must be FIU students.

Hazing Policy: State Statute 240.262 states:
"The Florida International University Marching Band prohibits its members, both individually and collectively, from committing any acts of "hazing" as defined herein: "Hazing" means any action or situation which recklessly or intentionally endangers the mental or physical health or safety of a student for the purpose of initiation or admission into affiliation with this organization. Such terms include, but are not limited to, any brutality of a physical nature, such as whipping, beating, branding, forced calisthenics, exposure to the elements, forced consumption of any food liquor, drug or other abuse substance, or ant other force which would subject the individual to extreme stress such as sleep deprivation, forced exclusion from social contact, forced conduct which would result in extreme embarrassment, or any other forced activity which could adversely affect the mental health or dignity of the individual. For the purposes of this section, any activity as described above upon which the initiation or admission into affiliation with this organization is directly or indirectly conditioned shall be presumed to be a 'forced' activity. the willingness of any individual to participate in such activity notwithstanding."

I certify all of the above information to be true and this organization complies in policy and practice with the rules governing student organization.