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.
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.
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.
The University Emergency Operations Committee (EOC) is monitoring weather, facility conditions, and road related activity as a result of the expected rain tonight and tomorrow. Pursuant to established protocol, the EOC will assess weather and road conditions as this storm moves through southern California. We encourage individuals traveling to Pepperdine campuses in southern California to check the University’s Road Conditions Hotline, (310) 506-ROAD (7623), regarding road closures.