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Pepperdine Officials Monitoring Developments in Washington, DC

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Pepperdine officials continue to monitor the developments that have unfolded today in Washington, DC, on Capitol Hill. The University has confirmed that all members of our community in the district are safe and that our Washington, DC campus has been secured. Additional information that may impact the University community will be shared as it becomes available.

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.

Pepperdine Monitoring Washington D.C. Threat

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Pepperdine University is committed to the safety and security of our students, faculty, and staff members wherever they are in the world.  We are aware of the recent video in which a purported member of ISIS makes a threat of violence against Washington, DC.  The FBI has released a statement noting that at this time there does not appear to be a specific or credible threat to the United States.  However, Pepperdine University will continue to closely monitor the situation and will share more information with our community as needed.  We work closely with local and national government agencies as well as a private global security firm in order to do our best to protect our community as is reasonably possible.