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 Public Relations Office at (818) 702-1401.

Final Update – Pepperdine University Officials Monitor Protesters at West L.A. Campus

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The protest at the building where our West L.A. campus is located has concluded, and protesters are no longer present in the area. The building is now accessible, but the outside doors remain locked as a security precaution. Building security is stationed at the front entrances and is allowing individuals to enter with appropriate ID. If you have any questions regarding access, please contact Public Safety dispatch at 310.506.4442 for additional information or assistance.

This is the final update. 

Update #3 – Pepperdine University Officials Monitor Protesters at West L.A. Campus

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The Los Angeles Police Department is working to clear protesters from the inside of the building and, in conjunction with building security, is now allowing individuals to enter with appropriate ID. 

The ongoing protest outside the building where our West L.A. campus is located remains peaceful. Public Safety is on-site and available for assistance or security escorts as needed. Make arrangements by calling Public Safety at 310.506.4442.

We will provide another update by 3:00 PM. 

Update #2 – Pepperdine University Officials Monitor Protesters at West L.A. Campus

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The Los Angeles Police Department and West L.A. building security are requesting protesters compliantly leave the inside of building and continue their protest outside. 

While the protest at the building where our West L.A. campus is located remains peaceful, the landlord’s building security has ceased allowing access for the time being. Employees should contact their supervisors to make arrangements to work remotely until the situation is resolved.  Employees inside the building who wish to leave should contact Public Safety (310.506.4442) to make arrangements for Pepperdine Public Safety escorts.

We will provide another update by 1:00 PM.