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.
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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.
As another semester begins online, more students move to the Malibu area to regain a portion of the Pepperdine experience. Athletes arrive on campus to begin training for their sports seasons, while students seek better living accommodations on and off campus.
Remote learning forced Pepperdine’s first-year students to find community completely online. Some students moved to Malibu, some joined clubs and Greek life and some are waiting for in-person classes before getting involved.
Students who chose to move back to Malibu for the semester discuss adjusting to different guidelines and attitudes about the pandemic after leaving their hometowns.
The uncertainty of travel restrictions, dwindling resources and LA’s health care system led to a difficult decision for many upperclassmen.
Photos by chherry Yang Housing registration for Seaver juniors and seniors begins March 21 and with it comes increased costs for living on campus. For all Seaver students, a 3 percent annual increase is expected for housing, apartment rates and meal plans for the 2018-2019 school year. As reported previously by the Graphic, housing traditionally […]