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We bear responsibility for protecting each other. With the “Would You?” campaign, WVU is leading the way for universities as they combat hazing and other unsafe behaviors.

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Learning from Sorrow

A day before the fifth anniversary of WVU student Nolan Burch’s tragic death, the University community gathered for a screening of the documentary film “Breathe, Nolan, Breathe” and an open discussion about preventing future tragedies.

The NMB Foundation: Saving Lives through Awareness and Education

Dedicated to the memory of Nolan M. Burch, the NMB Foundation empowers young adults to recognize and prevent the dangers associated with hazing.

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On-Campus Training Programs

Bystander intervention training and other preventive programs are available for students, faculty and staff. These in-person training sessions can be personalized to address many different circumstances.

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Hazing violates state law and the Student Conduct Code. If you suspect hazing, tell us.

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Medical Amnesty

Above all, we want you to be safe. And we want you to act when others are in danger.

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C.H.A.P.T.E.R. (Cultivating Hazing Awareness and Prevention Through Early Recognition)

C.H.A.P.T.E.R. familiarizes participants with the broad definition of hazing and helps participants be able to recognize, prevent, and respond to hazing activities. This program provides education about the warning signs for alcohol poisoning, and raises awareness of resources, services, and strategies for hazing prevention and reporting.

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Direct, two-way communication with University Police.

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You can help WVU provide a safe environment by reporting student concerns, student conduct violations, sexual misconduct or other potential threats to campus safety.