PRIOR TO FILLING OUT THIS FORM PLEASE SEE: Probate/Proshow Guidelines
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Guidelines for Probate/Proshow:
The desired means of presenting the neophytes must be pre-approved as satisfactory by the Assistant Director of Student Engagement-Greek Life.
Proabtes/Proshows must take place on campus. Approval for off campus presentations must be given by the Assistant Director of Student Engagement-Greek Life
Probates/Proshows must take place no more than 30 calendar days after the members have crossed, or prior to the last day of classes.
The Office of Student Engagement must have the probate/proshow information on file via OrgSync; if this date should change the Office of Student Engagement-Greek Life must be notified in writing of the date, time, and location of the probate/proshow no less than one week in advance by the Graduate Chapter Advisor. Email change to: email@example.com
Probate/Proshows are scheduled on a first come first serve basis. Other events will not to be scheduled on the same night/time of a previously planned event of another chapter of the same council unless written approval is given by the chapter with a previously scheduled event.
No explicit or revealing attire is to be worn by the neophytes or other participants (this includes removing articles of clothing unless this reveals a lettered shirt).
No excessive use of profanity will be tolerated in speeches, chants, or music before, during or after the Probate/Proshow.
No alcoholic beverages will be permitted.
No physical abuse will be tolerated. This includes, but is not limited to, slapping, kicking, punching, pushing, poking, caning, etc.
No references to hazing and/or other illegal activities.
Disruptions by other attending organizations will not be tolerated. This includes but is not limited to: walking through the presenters’ show, talking over the presenting organization, etc.
If a neophyte decides not to participate in the show, a written and signed letter by the neophyte must be submitted to the Office of Student Engagement-Greek Life no more than 48 hours before the show explaining why they cannot or have decided not to participate.
The duration of the Probate/Proshow should be no longer than 2 hours total. Probates/Proshows may not be scheduled to begin after 8:00 pm and must start within 10 minutes of scheduled time advertised. Following the Probate/Proshow, members of the presenting organization must vacate the area within 30 minutes. (This will help with crowd disbursement.)
The presenting organization will be responsible for ensuring the site used is left in its original state after use.
The Graduate Advisor and the Assistant Director of Student Engagement-Greek Life or designee from the Office of Student Engagement staff (full-time, professional or graduate assistant) MUST be in attendance at all Probates/Proshows.
Chants/sayings/songs will not allude to any other Greek organization, individual, or student group in a disparaging manner.
All actions of the organization and new members must adhere to University Policies: see student handbook.
Violation of these guidelines or University policy will result in a referral to the Office of Student Conduct.