Pepperdine’s Malibu location comes with an expensive ZIP code that affects many students’ abilities to seek affordable housing off campus. With large first-year and sophomore student sizes, upper-level students have ongoing difficulties securing housing.
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The time international students have in the United States is limited. That is why Sharon Wakio provides resources and opportunities to serve international students and help their transition to the U.S.
Each year, Pepperdine juniors and seniors decide whether or not to live on or off campus. Rising juniors share their perspectives on living in an apartment in Malibu and students share their housing rates living off campus.
It’s spooky season — but Pepperdine must be tricking us because there is no Halloween spirit. Pepperdine needs to treat its community to a more Halloween -esque atmosphere.
Pepperdine’s Housing and Residence Life is facing capacity issues with a large incoming first-year class and a higher-than-normal number of sophomores staying in Malibu. Housing Director Robin Gore explained some of the problems and solutions the University is looking to implement for the fall.
Pepperdine moved 65 students receiving hardship housing in Drescher Campus Apartments on Sunday, April 11 following a COVID-19 outbreak on campus. The University experienced three linked outbreaks from March 25 to present, with over 30 students testing positive.
Pepperdine Housing and Residence Life prepares to reopen in fall 2021 with full capacity for students. HRL leaders talk through the logistics of an in-person fall in regards to housing and community building.
Online learning in the wake of COVID-19 has proven difficult for transfer students who are struggling to feel like part of the Pepperdine community. By never experiencing normal campus life, it’s been challenging to feel like a member of the Pepperdine community.
In an effort to better learn about their applicants, Housing and Residence Life changed their application for the 2021-2022 school year and did not defer previous applications. As a result, students are deciding whether or not to reapply.
Lovernich Apartments underwent renovations over the summer with new finishes and fixtures following student feedback. HRL raised prices only slightly, though it remains to be seen if students will be able to select a desired living space during room reservations for the spring if on-campus occupancy is increased.