Pepperdine’s four Graduate schools returned to a spring semester of uncertainty. With classes in-person, the schools are finding ways to combine academic rigor, community and safety.
Student Health Center
The Pepperdine Student Health Center now offers three types of vaccines: COVID-19 vaccines, booster shots and flu shots. All three are available through appointments on Malibu’s campus.
With the challenges COVID-19 poses on student life this year, quarantine and isolation are difficult to navigate as well, said Maura Page, director of Residence Life. Students have voiced confusion and concerns over the facilities and communication with the University during these times, saying adapting is hard on everyone.
Pepperdine facilities open back up as LA County restrictions are lifting. Students must follow Pepperdine’s daily COVID-19 protocols in order to keep other students safe and healthy.
Pepperdine requires students to be up to date with an extensive list of immunizations. As the campus continues to reopen to students, the COVID-19 vaccine should be mandatory as well.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health approved Pepperdine’s Student Health Center as a vaccine distribution site. The Student Health Center will provide vaccines the week of March 15 to faculty, staff and community members with underlying health conditions.
Pepperdine’s Daily Wellness Check clears individuals to come onto the Malibu campus for 24 hours at a time. Only individuals with permission to come onto campus receive the DWC email every morning.
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