Latest Event Updates

All Operations Normal

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Welcome to Pepperdine University’s Emergency Information website. CURRENTLY ALL UNIVERSITY OPERATIONS ARE NORMAL.

This Emergency Information Web site may be accessed via a link on Pepperdine University’s Home Page at anytime. You may wish to save the URL for easy referencing in the event of an emergency impacting Pepperdine University in Malibu, or any of its campuses. During an emergency, information on this site will be updated regularly to keep students, faculty, staff, and family members informed with accurate and current information.

In addition to briefings which are posted during an emergency, this site makes it easy for you to obtain the latest information or road conditions affecting the Malibu campus. In the event of an emergency, the latest information will be posted at the top of this page.

Pepperdine’s Toll Free Emergency Hotline: (888) 286-5659.

The recorded message is updated regularly during emergency situations.

Information about current road conditions is also available on the Road Condition Hotline at (310) 506-ROAD (7623).

To report an emergency on the Malibu campus and at all other domestic University campuses, call 911. Then please call the Department of Public Safety at (310) 506-4441.

If you have any questions, please call the Office of Public Relations and News at (310) 506-4138.

Terrorist Attack in London

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This morning a terrorist attack took place in London, England, that killed at least four individuals and left 20 injured. All Pepperdine students currently participating in Pepperdine’s London international program are safe and accounted for at this time. Pepperdine will continue to monitor the security situation in the United Kingdom and around the globe.

Irvine Campus Power Outage – Classes Canceled and Campus Closed

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The Irvine Campus is currently without power. Southern California Edison is working to resolve the issue and currently estimates it will take until midnight to restore power.

Due the power outage the Deans of the Graziadio School and the Graduate School of Education and Psychology decided to cancel classes scheduled for later this afternoon and evening, Wednesday, March 8, 2017 and to close the campus.

Irvine Campus Critical Support Personnel (CSP) as designated by their supervisors should follow departmental established protocols for determining whether to remain on campus or be released for the remainder of the day. All other Irvine campus faculty and staff are released for the remainder of the day.

All other University campuses remain open and classes are in session.

Malibu Classes Cancelled

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Due to inclement weather, intermittent power outages, and intermittent road closures, Pepperdine officials have cancelled classes and closed the Malibu and Calabasas campuses at 3:30 PM on Friday, February 17, 2017 for the remainder of the day. All other campuses remain open and classes are to be held as scheduled.

Malibu and Calabasas campus staff are also released except for Critical Support Personnel. Staff departing campus should coordinate with their supervisors.

Currently the following routes to campus are impacted:

  • Malibu Canyon has been closed intermittently as the county clears debris

As conditions change, updates will be available on the University’s Road conditions hotline (310) 506-ROAD (7623) and the University’s Emergency Information Page, http://emergency.pepperdine.edu.