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.

Malibu Wildfire Contained

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Los Angeles County Fire has confirmed the wildfire reported at 5331 Horizon is contained, and they are releasing resources from the incident. No structures were damaged by the fire. Units will remain on scene to ensure embers do not reignite.

All Pepperdine campus operations remain normal.

No further updates.

Wildfire Confirmed in Malibu

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There is a confirmed wildfire at 5331 Horizon Drive in Malibu west of campus. Wind gusts of 60+ MPH are currently blowing the fire away from the Malibu campus. Los Angeles County Fire has declared it a 2nd alarm fire.

Alumni Park will be used for air operations. We are preparing for Drescher to be used as the Incident Command Post if needed. Pepperdine officials will continue to monitor the fire and update the community as needed. All Pepperdine campuses remain open at this time.

Please be advised of the following:

  • Community members whose homes are affected by the fire or road closures should follow the directions of their local governmental agencies.
  • Road condition information is available on the University’s Road Condition hotline at 310.506.ROAD (7623).

All Pepperdine University Campus Operations Normal

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Pepperdine University officials continue to monitor several wildfires in Southern California. At this time, all University campuses remain open and classes will continue as regularly scheduled. If conditions change, University officials will update the community as soon as possible. Please continue to monitor the University’s Emergency Information Page for the latest information.