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Campus Life at Seaver College

At Pepperdine, students connect within a close-knit community through student organizations, cultural events, academics, athletics, and more. Our residential housing encourages students to forge lifelong friendships as well as a sense of belonging during their college years.

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Living on Campus

At Pepperdine University, our students' residential experience enhances their learning experience by fostering a safe, caring, respectful community. Living on-campus is the best way to fully experience college life: it's convenient and provides a sense of community through opportunities for increased interaction with friends, faculty, and staff, bolstering academic, social, and spiritual growth.

Students in the Seaside dorm

Housing and Residence Life

Visit the housing and residential life page for everything housing related, including the new student checklist, signing up for housing, meal plan information, packing lists, submitting a maintenance request, and more.

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Intercultural Affairs

Intercultural Affairs promotes social justice, equity and a safe welcoming environment for all members of our community. By working with student groups and student leaders, Intercultural Affairs serves as an advocate in issues that advance learning and shape a climate of inclusion.


Stained glass at Stauffer Chapel

Community Belonging

Guided by love for all members of the Pepperdine community, discernment of the Holy Spirit, and receptiveness to Dunamis, the Office for Community Belonging (OCB) facilitates the creation of fertile ground in which all Pepperdine community members know they belong and can reach the levels of spiritual, intellectual, and professional development that God has planned for them.

Campus shuttle

Campus Shuttle

Campus shuttle service is provided Monday through Friday from 7:30 AM to 10:10 PM. See the links below for Blue and Orange route times. The last shuttle departs the main campus at 10:10 PM, with the upper Drescher dorms serving as the last drop-off stop.  Saturday, and Sunday from 12 PM to 8 PM (Driver is at lunch 3:30 pm-4:30 pm). The shopping shuttle is available Monday through Saturday, see the schedule below.

Student in the fitness center

Campus Recreation

Pepperdine's Campus Recreation provides high quality recreational activities for our students, offering a comprehensive program to promote personal enrichment, learning, and development through competitive play, instructional and group fitness classes, special events, and more.

Students ordering at the Oasis cafe

Dining Services

Overall the new campus dining and catering experiences will have a renewed focus on foundational values—a simple kitchen philosophy focused on cooking from scratch using locally produced, seasonal ingredients; an innovative approach to menu development and a dedication to using whole foods as the foundation of a healthful diet; diverse menu offerings that accommodate a variety of dining restrictions and allergen concerns; and a commitment to sustainability and responsible food sourcing whenever possible—thoughtfully developed by the Bon Appétit team.

Seaver students studying on the Malibu campus

Student Code of Conduct

The Student Code of Conduct applies to all Pepperdine students. Each student is responsible for knowing and adhering to the University's Student Code of Conduct (Code) and its related policies. While the Code and related policies provide students an effective set of guidelines for personal conduct, the University retains the right to instate additional policies or to modify existing ones as needs may dictate.

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Community and Ethical Standards

Pepperdine is committed to the highest standards of academic excellence and Christian values. Members of the Pepperdine community are responsible for maintaining the standards of the institution and of the various communities in which they live. We value integrity, honesty, and fairness and strive to integrate these virtues into our daily practices.



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