F I N D Y O U R S E L F H E R EChristian values, rooted in a Church of Christ heritage,
are at the HEART of each academic pursuit and SPIRITUAL JOURNEY at Pepperdine.
MORE THAN A TRADITIONAL CHAPEL PROGRAM Pepperdines Convocation Series serves as a platform for regular assemblies of the Pepperdine student body to gather to WORSHIP and EXPLORE faith through engaging speakers, small group settings, and one-on-one spiritual mentorships. With over 150 programs each semester, students discover how they can make a difference in this world, while also earning credit to fulfill the Convocation requirement.
SPIRITUAL GUIDANCE EACH STEP OF THE WAY Spiritual Life Advisors are peer-ministers that live in the on-campus residence halls with first-year and second-year students, acting as spiritual leaders and caring for residents emotional, physical, and spiritual well-being.
WHERE FAITH AND LEARNING MEET As a Christian university, faith and learning are integrated into the classroom experience through the general education curriculum of Seaver College. As a student you will participate in a three-course series called Christianity and Culture wherein you will learn about the Old and New Testaments from a historical perspective, followed by a self-selected Christian topical course.
GROW YOUR FAITH WITH OTHERS Pepperdine actively seeks out and creates ways for you to examine, challenge, and grow in your faith.
General education religion courses
On-campus University Church of Christ
An affiliated campus ministry program
Student-led spiritual life programs
Prayer and unity gatherings
The Pepperdine community kicks off the holiday season with the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Mullin Town Square.
Students worship in Stauffer Chapel at the weekly student-led Celebration Chapel.
20142015 PEPPERDINE VOLUNTEER CENTERMaking a positive impact on communities and people in the Greater Los Angeles area, cities across the United States, and globally.
OUR MISSIONPEPPERDINE UNIVERSITY IS A CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY COMMITTED TO THE HIGHEST STANDARDS OF ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE AND CHRISTIAN VALUES, WHERE STUDENTS ARE STRENGTHENED FOR LIVES OF PURPOSE, SERVICE, AND LEADERSHIP.
S ENGAGINGof the Seaver student body
R M A N I C R A W F O R D STUDENT, SPIRITUAL L IFE ADVISOR, AND MEMBER OF WON BY ONE (a capella student worship group) Pepperdine has been a catalyst for my faith and for others. Students, when they arrive here, arent necessarily at the same place spiritually. Some people have gone to church their whole lives, while others have never opened up a Bible. Pepperdine does a great job of providing so many DIVERSE OPPORTUNITIES and being willing to meet you where you are spiritually, to walk with you and move you forward. I have found Pepperdine to be a true community.
PEPPERDINES AFFILIATION WITH CHURCHES OF CHRIST
Pepperdine keeps a vital affiliation with Churches of Christ of which its founder, George Pepperdine, was an elder and lifelong member. That affiliation is maintained today through policy and government; through regular recruitment of students, faculty, and staff from within Church of Christ fellowships; and through the office and activities of Church Relations.
RESPECT FOR ALL FAITHS
Students, faculty, and staff members of all faith traditions are welcome to become part of the Pepperdine University community. Gods truth as revealed in both the observable and invisible worlds is universal and nonnegotiable, and an individuals pursuit of that truth is respected and honored.
DATES AND DEADLINES
JANUARY 5 Pepperdine application deadline
FEBRUARY 15 Pepperdine priority FAFSA deadline for students applying for institutional need-based aid and Church of Christ scholarships
APRIL 1 Admission decisions sent
APRIL 5 Financial assistance awards sent
MAY 1 Enrollment deadline
OFFICE OF ADMISSION AND OFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SERVICES
Seaver College of Pepperdine University
International +1 310.506.4246
24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA 90263
Pepperdine University is committed to providing church-related scholarship assistance to students from the Church of Christ tradition. There are two Christian scholarship opportunities for applicants that demonstrate active participation in their home Church of Christ congregation. Church of Christ students also receive priority consideration for need-based financial assistance.
1. CHRISTIAN LEADERSHIP AWARD ($5 ,000)
o STEP 1 Submit the general Pepperdine application via the Common Application by the JANUARY 5 DEADLINE.
o STEP 2 Submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by FEBRUARY 15. Visit FAFSA.GOV
o STEP 3 Submit an additional recommendation from a Church of Christ leader (minister, youth minister, elder, or deacon) by FEBRUARY 15. For more information and detailed instructions, visit SEAVER.PEPPERDINE.EDU/ADMISSION/COC
2. ASSOCIATED WOMEN FOR PEPPERDINE (AWP) SCHOLARSHIP ($5 ,000)
o STEP 1 Complete the Christian Leadership Award application process (Steps 1-3 above).
o STEP 2 Submit the AWP Scholarship application by FEBRUARY 15. The application form can be located at SEAVER.PEPPERDINE.EDU/ADMISSION/AWP
The Associated Women for Pepperdine (AWP) was established in 1958 and is the largest, most active womens group supporting colleges and universities in Southern California. For over 50 years its members have been primary contributors to scholarships for Christian students and have forged a strong link between the University and Churches of Christ across the country. The AWP Scholarship Committee awards a select number of $5,000 scholarships annually on a renewable basis to active members from Churches of Christ. In order to renew the AWP scholarship, a student must reapply each year. Male and female students are both eligible.