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Join fellow parents, faculty and staff as we begin the new year on our knees praying for the needs of Pepperdine students, programs and leadership. We will publish a daily prayer calendar to guide you all 365 days of of the year.

Parents serve as University ambassadors to greet and inform prospective students and their families. These receptions are hosted in cities nationwide by the Office of Admissions with the assistance of the Seaver Parents Council.

Fall 2017 Information Sessions:

Seattle: Date coming soon!
Nashville: Date coming soon!
Portland: Date coming soon!
Dallas: Date coming soon!
Phoenix: Date coming soon!

To get involved... look for volunteer opportunities in your area soon to register!  Feel free to email Christine at if you have any questions. We look forward to working with you!

Parents and alumni are welcomed to join us in experiencing a journey of beauty and discovery into Pepperdine's recently acquired, limited edition Saint John's Bibles.  Through a series of both inspirational and educational sessions, we hope that this masterpiece collection of illuminated, handwritten Bibles will move and intrigue you.

The upcoming series begins Fall 2017 in our newly renovated Payson Library.  If this is something that you are interested in attending contact Christine Galvin at (310)506-6334 or

Parents and alumni welcome new Pepperdine students and their families to the University at these informal gatherings. These receptions are hosted in cities nationwide by the Parents Council.

We will be hosting our 2017 Send-Off Parties in:

Atlanta, GA; San Antonio, TX; The Bay Area, CA; Chicago, IL; Dallas, TX; Denver, CO; Fresno, CA; Honolulu, HI; Houston, TX; Kansas City, KS; Las Vegas, NV; Manhattan Beach, CA; Miami, FL; Minneapolis, MN; Nashville, TN; New England Area; Newport Beach Area; Ohio; Oklahoma City, OK; Pacific Palisades Area, CA; Philadelphia, PA; Phoenix, AZ; Portland, OR; Reno, NV; Sacramento, CA; San Diego, CA; San Marino, CA; Seattle, WA; Simi Valley, CA; Washington D.C.; and Yorba Linda, CA.

If you are interested in hosting a party in your area for summer 2018,  please contact Christine Galvin at (310)506-6334 or

NSO is a program intentionally designed for incoming students and their parents. The program included information on academics, student activities, student services, living on campus, international programs, and much more. NSO is mandatory for all students. Most first year parents attend this event.

The registration fees for parents and other family members typically $125 per person.  There is NO CHARGE for incoming students.

  • This exhilarating annual event has blessed Seaver College students and faculty with more than $2,000,000 in scholarship and program resources. The men's and women's golf teams have also been a generous beneficiary of this tournament's proceeds. Pepperdine Wave Classic 2017 will again be hosted at The Riviera Country Club's championship golf course located in Pacific Palisades, California on October 9th. Owning a legendary place on the American golfing landscape, Riviera's famed George Thomas-designed golf course has hosted one U.S. Open, two PGA Championships and a U.S. Senior Open, in addition to serving as the perennial site of the PGA Tour's Northern Trust Open.

    Our exciting day will consist of a tasty breakfast, barbeque lunch; contests will include a Golf "Warm-Up" Clinic, Longest Drive, closest to the pin and Putting Contest. The day will close with a cocktail reception and awards dinner followed by silent and live auctions.

    A limited amount of Riviera's guest suites, offering magnificent panoramic golf course and ocean views will be available to our sponsors

    If you are interested in playing in or supporting the 2017 Wave Classic please contact Kim Barkis at (310) 506-6110.

    Thank you to the many parents who helped us during this Spring & Summer 2017 Season!

    2017 Admission Receptions:

    Dale Anderson
    Lynne Anderson
    Dannette Chambers
    Kelly Cross-Chong
    Pam Finck
    Taunie Mooreland
    Karen Kappus
    Jena Marxer
    John McKee
    Leslie McKee
    Taunie Moreland
    Liz Perez
    Bob Perez
    Cheri Sanchez
    Rick Sikorski
    Liz Sikorski
    Jamie Suard
    Jan Virant

    Bryan Welbaum
    Suzy Welbaum

    2017 Send-off Party Hosts:

    The McRaven Family
    The Smith Family
    The Carter Family
    The Springer Family
    The Eruselius Family
    The Piller Family
    The Brown Family
    The Reeder Family
    The Slattery Family
    The Meyer Family
    The MacDonell Family
    The Beaman Family
    The Frizzelle Family
    The Casiple Family
    The Tom Family
    The Moreland Family
    The Gaumer family
    The latimer Family
    The Costa Family
    THe Mahoney Family
    The Yoshimura Family
    The Rogers Family
    The Manson Family
    The Frank Family
    The Sikorski Family
    The O'Connor Family
    The Broms Family
    The Williams Family
    The Adducci Family
    The Min Family