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Due to COVID-19, all campus visits have been canceled and our campus is closed to visitors until at least February 2021. More information

While our Malibu campus remains closed to visitors, we encourage you to take advantage of our virtual options including a live student-led virtual tour, a one-on-one phone or video appointment with an Admission Counselor or a Financial Assistance Advisor, and a 30-minute application workshop.

Seaver College Virtual Tours

If you are unable to visit us in Malibu, the virtual tours below are a great alternative option to exploring Pepperdine's Malibu campus and a first-year student residence hall.

Schedule Appointment with an Admission Counselor

Our Admission Counselors are here to serve as a resource to prospective and admitted students throughout the admission process. Email your Admission Counselor to schedule a one-on-one phone or video appointment with an Admission Counselor between the hours of 8:00am-5:00pm (PST) Monday-Friday.

Schedule Appointment with a Financial Assistance Advisor

Our Financial Assistant Advisors are available for one-on-one phone appointments between the hours of 8:00am-5:00pm (PST) Monday-Friday. Please email finaid2@pepperdine.edu to schedule a phone appointment.

Virtual Application Workshop

Join us for a virtual 30-minute Application Workshop hosted by an Admission Counselor. Topics covered include the application process, academics, student life, and financial aid. The Application Workshop will conclude with a time to answer questions, so be sure to bring all of yours!

Virtual Application Workshops for the Fall 2020 semester will be offered Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3:00 p.m. (PST).

Live Student-Led Virtual Tour

Join us for a live virtual tour of campus led by a current student tour guide! Your tour guide will lead you through Pepperdine's Malibu campus, sharing personal stories and student life experiences every step of the way. Our students are eager to connect with you and answer your questions about life as a Pepperdine Wave!

Live Student-Led Virtual Tours for the Fall 2020 semester will be offered Wednesdays and Fridays at 1:00 p.m. (PST) and daily Monday-Friday at 4:00 p.m. (PST).

Virtual Admission Interviews

Students applying for Fall 2021 have the option to sign up for an admission interview as part of the application evaluation process. Visit the Admission Interviews webpage for additional interview information and FAQs.

Additional Virtual Experience Resources

We encourage you to picture yourself at Pepperdine through these online resources:

  • For an in-depth look into the experiences of our students, check out Rising Tide, a docuseries following five students as they navigate their college experience at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California. Started in the fall of 2015, Rising Tide has run for four seasons and concludes with the cast's graduation in April 2019.
  • Watch Seaver Stories documentary short films that showcase the unique, transformative Seaver College experience from the eyes of students, faculty, staff, alumni, and more.
  • Check out topical videos that highlight the Seaver College student experience including academics, spiritual life and service, student life, international programs, outcomes, and a peek into the men's and women's residence halls.
  • Read Seaver Blog posts from the unique perspective of current college students, faculty, and administration on topics ranging from admission tips to where to dine on campus.
  • Check out Seaver Voices to hear what our students have to say about the Pepperdine University community, studying abroad, service projects, spiritual development, student life, academics, faculty mentorship, and more!
  • Download a copy of our digital viewbook so that you can learn more about Pepperdine and the things that interest you most.
  • Explore our eight academic divisions and major and minor offerings online.
  • Follow us on Instagram (@seaveradmission) and join us every Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. (PST) to hear a current Pepperdine student go live and answer all your questions.