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Waves Weekend

Student Activities invites families to journey to Malibu for a weekend dedicated to you and your family! Waves Weekend provides the entire Pepperdine and Waves community with a weekend that is both action-packed and full of tradition. Families of current students reunite with their daughter or son while they meet with faculty, staff, fellow parents, and their child's new friends. 

Thank you to everyone who made the trek to Malibu! See you next year at Waves Weekend 2022.


Save the Date: Friday, October 7, 2022 - Sunday, October 9, 2022


For all questions regarding Waves Weekend, please contact us at wavesweekend@pepperdine.edu, x4201.

For alumni specific questions, please contact Chad Quinones at chad.quinones@pepperdine.edu, x4348. 


  Parents and Family

Parents, family members, friends, and guests are welcome to join us for a fun-filled weekend. Registration is $75 per person and includes the following: 

  • Three meals, including Friday Lunch, Coffee with Connie, and the Family Picnic
  • Entrance and food at Madness Village and Blue & Orange Madness
  • Special reception with the President and First Lady of Pepperdine 
  • Adamson House Tours (one of Malibu’s historic homes)
  • Limited Edition Waves Weekend gear
  • And more!

Additionally, we offer a limited number of surf lessons for an extra cost. 

Note: Students do not need to register and they are welcome to participate in Waves Weekend, they will need to pay separately for meals and can use meal points. Children age 12 and under are free, but should still be registered. 

For hotel accommodations, visit the Hotels Near Our Malibu Campus page.


Pepperdine Alumni are welcome to join us for this special weekend. Registration is $25 per alumni and includes the following: 

  • Entrance and food at Madness Village and Blue & Orange Madness
  • Entrance and food at the Family Picnic
  • Alumni and Friends of Hung & Corinne Le Gathering
  • Swag