Be smart.  Buddy Up. Go out together, come home together.

Jayhawk Buddy System Principles

  • Sets the expectation for Jayhawks to be responsible and help one another.
  • Reminds students of the protective measures they already employ.
  • Gives students the tools to be a positive influence on their friends.
  • Capitalizes on the positive and protective behaviors used by most students.
  • Treats peer group influence as an asset rather than a liability.
  • Mobilizes the power of the positive influence of the peer group.
  • Appreciates that students are more strongly influenced by relationships than rules.


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