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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

We would love to see you here for Waves Weekend! It's a great way to be involved and to connect with other Pepperdine families.  Click here  to volunteer.

Friday, October 13: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. CHECK-IN - 2 HOUR SHIFTS
Help welcome families to their return to Pepperdine! Volunteers will be working at the registration area greeting guests, handing out goody bags, family weekend materials and Parents Program information, as well as answering questions and helping give directions around campus. Shifts are available in 2 hour increments.

Friday, October 13: 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.— Starbucks
Volunteers will be working at the Parent information table located next to Starbucks handing out discount cards and Parents Program information, as well as answering questions and helping give directions around campus.

Friday, October 13: 3:45 - 5:30 p.m.— PRESIDENT'S RECEPTION
Help welcome and check-in families at President Benton's home for the President's Open House.

Friday, October 13: 5:45 to 8:00 p.m. — MADNESS VILLAGE
Volunteers will be working at the Parents booth at Madness Village which includes collecting information on the "Guessing" game and serving coffee and tea.

Saturday, October 14: 8:45 -10:30 a.m.— CAMPUS PRAYER WALK
Participate in a prayer walk around the campus during Waves Weekend by handing out prayer sheets and keeping the group together.

Saturday, October 14: 10:15 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.— BRUNCH WITH THE DEAN
Come help us greet parents and help them find seats while the Dean of Seaver College Michael Feltner will updates families on important highlights.

Saturday, October 14: 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.— GRANDPARENTS RECEPTION
We need your help checking in, setting up and greeting Grandparents.

Saturday, October 14: 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.— STARBUCKS
Volunteers will be working at the Parent table located next to the bookstore handing out discount cards and Parents Program information, as well as answering questions and helping give directions around campus.

We would love to see you here for Waves Weekend! It's a great way to be involved and to connect with other Pepperdine

Feel free to email Christine at kimberly.barkis@pepperdine.edu  if you have any questions. We look forward to working with you!

 

Please help us greet prospective families at the Information Session nearest you! The goal of these events is to promote Pepperdine University to high school seniors who are interested in attending Pepperdine University next year. We would be thrilled to have you attend to answer questions from prospective parents and students, or simply to share about your experiences with the University.
Admission Receptions:

Denver: September 23, 2017
Sacramento: September 23, 2017
San Francisco: September 24, 2017
New Jersey: September 30, 2017
Seattle: September 30, 2017
Portland: Sunday, October 1, 2017
Carlsbad: Sunday, October 8, 2017 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Washington, D.C.: Sunday, October 8, 2017 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Austin: Saturday,October 14, 2017 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Dallas: Sunday, October 15, 2017 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Chicago: Sunday, October 15, 2017 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Phoenix: Saturday, October 21, 2017 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Honolulu: Sunday, October 22, 2017 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm

The October volunteer opportunity links will be open soon for registration. Click above to help in your area! Feel free to email kimberly.barkis@pepperdine.edu  if you have any questions. We look forward to working with you!

Thank you to our Send-off Party Hosts for 2017!

Current parents (and alumnae)... helped us welcome our wonderful incoming Pepperdine families at 31 Send-off parties all around the country!

To volunteer to host a party in your home town next year, 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 


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.