Despite a closed campus and restricted civic activities, some first-year students sought to replicate as much of the college experience as COVID-19 allowed. Several first-years describe the experience of navigating leases, living away from home and seeking community.
Housing and Residence Life
Housing and Residence Life received around 1,000 applications to remain on campus after the University moved to online classes.
Pepperdine Administration addresses the concerns of its international students in a virtual Zoom town hall.
For the first time since 2003, Pepperdine has a new residence hall.
Art by Caitlin Roark In the excitement of New Student Orientation every August, over a hundred returning students give up a part of their summer to help welcome new first-year and transfer students. Throughout the week, new students become connected with their halls, meet a countless number of people, and become Waves — all through […]
Pepperdine’s newest residence hall, Seaside, is on track to be move-in ready for resident students just prior to New Student Orientation.
Art by Christine Nelson It’s the beginning of the semester during the usual lunch craze in the Caf. A junior, who didn’t buy a meal plan this year since she cooks most of her meals in her apartment, guesses she has about 80 meal points leftover from the meal plan she bought for summer school. […]
Pepperdine’s first ever Housing Games to determine who lives on campus, and who does not live at all