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Seaver Parents: Get Involved

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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 homes and local 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!

East Coast

Short Hills, NJ ~ 3.30.19,  2-4pm

D.C. ~ 3.31.19, 3-5pm


Chicago, IL ~ 3.23.19, 3:30 - 5:30pm


Austin, TX ~ Completed!

Dallas, TX ~ 3.23.19, 3-5pm, 

Houston, TX ~ 3.24.19, 4-6pm

Nashville, TN ~ 3.24.19, 3-5pm


Denver, CO ~ 3.31.19, 3-5pm

Honolulu, HI ~ 4.25.19, TBA

Malibu, CA ~ 4.5.19

Palo Alto, CA ~ 3.23.19, 3-5pm

Phoenix, AZ ~ 3.30.19, 4-6pm

Seattle, WA ~ 3.24.19, 3-5pm

We are looking for amazing parent volunteers to help us greet and answer questions from admitted students and their parents at the 2019 Spring Regional Admission Receptions across the country!  The goal of these events was to promote Pepperdine University to admitted 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! 

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

Malibu Admitted Student Reception ~ Friday, April 5, 2019

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 2019 Admitted Student Reception in Malibu! The goal of this event is to promote Pepperdine University to admitted 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 look forward to working with you!

Send-off Party Season 2019 ~ Hosts Needed

Current parents as well as parents of recent graduates (and alumnae) help us welcome our in coming Pepperdine families at 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 11 - 12, 2019!  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 September to April.  Parents close
by or far away are welcome to adopt.  Adopt your student's hall today!

Adopt Banowsky Hall

Adopt Conner Hall

Adopt Crocker Hall

Adopt Darnell Hall

Adopt DeBell Hall

Adopt E Pengilly Hall

Adopt Eaton Hall

Adopt Eden Hall

Adopt Fifield Hall

Adopt Hayes Hall

Adopt J Pengilly Hall

Adopt Knott Hall

Adopt Krown Alpha Hall

Adopt Krown Beta Hall

Adopt Miller Hall

Adopt Pauley Hall

Adopt Peppers Hall

Adopt Phillips Hall

Adopt Shafer Hall

Adopt White Hall

For more information, please email
kimberly.barkis@pepperdine.edu or Christine.galvin@pepperdine.edu.


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.


We invite you to join our LinkedIn Pepperdine Seaver Parents Association group! If you are a LinkedIn member, please join our group. We would enjoy connecting some of our outstanding students to you and your business through this media.

Contact Us

Contact Parents Program

Call Toll-Free: (877) PEP-WAVE
(877) 737-9283
or (310) 506-4617

Fax: (310) 506-4347 (ATTN: Parents Program)
E-Mail: parentsprogram@pepperdine.edu

Mailing Address:
Seaver Parents Program
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263-4617

Important Campus Numbers

Malibu Campus  310.506.4000
Admissions  310.506.4392
Alumni Office  310.506.4348
Athletics  310.506.4150
Bookstore  310.506.4291
Campus Ministry  310.506.4504
Career Center  310.506.4184
Financial Assistance  310.506.4301
Health Center  310.506.4316
International Programs  310.506.4230
OneStop/Academic Advising  310.506.7999
Public Safety  310.506.4700
Residential Life/Housing and Residence Life  310.506.4104
Road Conditions  310.506.7623
Smothers Box Office  310.506.4522
Student Accounts  310.506.8000
Student Affairs  310.506.4472
Tech Central  310.506.4811
Volunteer Center  310.506.4143