Men of D.I.S.T.I.N.C., Inc. strictly prohibits hazing in any form whether physical or mental as a term or condition of membership in the organization. Hazing is illegal and a crime in most jurisdictions. Candidates to the organization should participate only in the sanctioned membership process of the organization. Candidates must not agree to submit to hazing in order to obtain fraternity membership.
Pledging has been officially abolished as a means of obtaining membership in Men of D.I.S.T.I.N.C., and pledge “lines” have been officially abolished by the organization. Candidates must not submit themselves, or agree to submit themselves, to any membership activities that are prohibited by the fraternity. Members of Men of D.I.S.T.I.N.C. are forbidden from requiring any candidate to engage in prohibited membership activities. Members of Men of D.I.S.T.I.N.C. are not authorized to require any candidate to engage in prohibited membership activities.
All official contact and correspondence to the candidate regarding membership intake will come from the Corporate Headquarters of Men of D.I.S.T.I.N.C., Inc. via the director of membership services. The only official and sanctioned contact regarding intake is outlined for the candidate in the organization’s description of the membership process. Candidates should only participate in membership activities when the date, time and place have been established by the Corporate Headquarters. Furthermore, no individual member or chapter of the organization may require additional or different terms or conditions of membership for a candidate or group of candidates. Candidates should immediately report any infraction or irregularity in membership intake to the Corporate Headquarters.