Welcome to the New Student Orientation (NSO) section of the website for new students. Please use this section to sign up for orientation.
New Student Orientation Mission Statement
New Student Orientation facilitates a successful college transition by introducing new students and families to Pepperdine's engaging campus community, academic environment, Christian mission, and support resources in a welcoming atmosphere conducive to building new relationships.
A student who participates in New Student Orientation should be able to:
- Cultivate a sense of community
- Make informed decisions about academic choices
- Locate and utilize campus services and resources
- Discover opportunities available outside the classroom
- Understand the nature and importance of Pepperdine's Christian faith and heritage
- Develop a growing love and pride for Pepperdine
- Feel reassured about the decision to attend Pepperdine for his or her college