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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.

Malibu Campus Classes Cancelled and Campus Closed Due to Power Outage

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The Malibu campus continues to experience intermittent power outages. Southern California Edison (SCE) currently estimates full restoration of power to the Malibu campus sometime after the end of the normal work day. As a result,  University officials have cancelled classes on the Malibu campus only for the remainder of the day.

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

Malibu Campus Power Restored to Parts of Campus

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Power has been restored to some parts of the Malibu campus as of 12:40 PM. Continuing SCE outage complications have left parts of the Malibu campus without power.

Pepperdine officials are continuing to monitor the situation, and additional information will be shared with the University community as it becomes available. At this time, all University campuses remain open and classes are in session. For the latest news and information on this outage, please visit Pepperdine’s emergency blog at emergency.pepperdine.edu.

 

Malibu Power Outage

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The Malibu community is experiencing a wide-reaching power outage which is affecting Pepperdine’s Malibu campus. Southern California Edison (SCE) is working to resolve the issue and estimates that the power will be restored by 1:30 PM. Pepperdine officials are continuing to monitor the situation, and additional information will be shared with the University community as it becomes available.
At this time, all University campuses remain open and classes are in session.

For the latest news and information on this outage, please visit Pepperdine’s emergency blog at emergency.pepperdine.edu.