Beta Theta Pi rejects hazing as a part of fraternity life and instead emphasizes an educational experience which is morally uplifting and intellectually stimulating. The Beta ritual should be the critical ingredient of a distinctive and enduring lifelong experience of brotherhood.
Instruction of new members should include knowledge of the history, lore and laws of the Fraternity to prepare them for active membership. Initiation marks the beginning of many years of continued education and emphasis on living Beta's principles and obligations.
As part of the Positive Pledge Education Assessment (PPEA), every Beta Chapter’s member education program must include:
For a list of all requirements set forth by the PPEA, please (click here).