Seaver Parents: Get Involved

Pepperdine parents with students

There are many opportunities to become involved in Seaver Parents Council through its various committees and volunteer opportunities.  We hope you will be involved and volunteer with the committee that best fits your interests.

Parent Volunteer Opportunities

Host fellow parents for a relaxing morning of coffee and conversation at your local coffee shop. Share stories and meet other Pepperdine parents who are also navigating the college journey in a casual setting. Coffees will be held in coffee shops nationwide.  BYOC (Buy your own coffee)!  Locations & dates coming soon...GET INVOLVED!

If you are interested in hosting a local coffee near you, please contact Christine Galvin at christine.galvin@pepperdine.edu or (310)506-6334.  Looking forward to hosting with you soon!

Thank you to our amazing parent volunteers for helping us greet and answer questions from potential students and their parents at the 2018 Fall Regional Information Sessions across the country!  The goal of these events was to promote Pepperdine University to potential students and their parents deciding whether to attend Pepperdine next year by sharing your experiences with these prospective families!  Parents served as University ambassadors to greet and inform students and their families. These receptions were hosted in cities nationwide by the Office of Admissions with the assistance of the Seaver Parents Council...GET INVOLVED! 

Malibu Preview Day ~ Friday, September 21, 2018

Looking for a few amazing parent volunteers to serve as University ambassadors to help greet and answer questions from potential students and their parents at the 2018 Fall Preview Day in Malibu! The goal of this event is to promote Pepperdine University to potential students and their parents deciding whether to attend Pepperdine! Three 1 hour sessions will be hosted on the Malibu Campus by the Office of Admissions with the assistance of the Seaver Parents Council...GET INVOLVED!

For more information or to volunteer, please email Christine at Christine.galvin@pepperdine.edu . We enjoy working with you!

Send-off Party Hosts

Current and incoming parents as well as parents of recent graduates (and alumnae) helped us welcome our wonderful incoming Pepperdine families at 30 Summer Send-off parties all around the country!

To volunteer next year to help or to host a party in your home town, email Christine at Christine.galvin@pepperdine.edu . We look forward to working with you!


Looking forward to seeing all of you at Waves Weekend, October 12 - 14, 2018!  We are always looking for parent volunteers and greatly appreciate your support.  Waves Weekend is a fun, easy way to be involved and to connect with other Pepperdine families. 

For more information or to volunteer, please email Christine at Christine.galvin@pepperdine.edu. We look forward to working with you!

 

Adopt-a-Dorm

Adoptive Parents Wanted...Adopt-A-Dorm is a program to enhance freshman, first-year, and transfer students'
learning, living, and community experiences both inside and outside the dorm.
Adoptive parents will be dedicated to helping the Housing and Residence Life (HRL)
Staff group comprised of Residential Advisors, Spiritual Life Advisors, and the
Residential Director, better meet the physical, spiritual, and emotional needs of the
students in their residence hall (dorm). Adoptive parents will bless students and
the HRL staff group by assisting, donating, organizing, praying and treating
their adopted dorm during the academic months of August to April.  Parents close
by or far away are welcome to adopt.  For more information, please email
kimberly.barkis@pepperdine.edu  or Christine.galvin@pepperdine.edu.


adoptadorm

Parent Council Committees


Seaver Grandparents Program

Seaver Grandparents Program at Pepperdine University

Join the Parent Council in supporting and interacting with your grandchild and other Waves grandchildren here at Pepperdine throughout the year. 

Parent Council Survey and Contact Updates 

  • Survey: To help us better understand what you would like to do, please take a moment to complete a brief survey by clicking here.
  • Contact Updates: Has your contact information changed?  Changed employers?  Want to increase your involvement with students?  Tell us using this update form.