Public Safety - Patrol Car & Employees


For All Emergencies Dial 911

To Report an Emergency

On all domestic University campuses call 911.
Then please call the Department of Public Safety at (310) 506-4441
For non-emergencies call (310) 506-4442.



The Los Angeles Department of Public Works will close one southbound lane of Pacific Coast Highway starting on Tuesday, April 15, for one year to expand sewer capacity to handle polluted urban runoff during dry weather.

The closure will begin at The Beach Club, a private club just south of Chautauqua Boulevard, and stretch 900 feet south to the Annenberg Community Beach House. The closure is expected to cause traffic delays in both directions on PCH.  Work will be done:
Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., and nights from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Work will not be done during the day Sunday.


Pepperdine Emergency Information


Pepperdine's Toll Free Emergency Hotline: (888) 286-5659.
The recorded message is updated regularly during emergency situations
Direct questions related to this service to the Office of Public Relations and News at (310) 506-4138.

Road Conditions Hotline

Information about current road conditions is available on the Road Condition Hotline at (310) 506-ROAD (7623).  Road information for the Greater Los Angeles area can be found at SigAlert.com.

Anonymous Wave Tip Line

To anonymously report information to the Department of Public Safety, please call the Anonymous Wave Tip Line (310) 506-7634.

What's New in Public Safety

The Department of Public Safety is committed to providing and maintaining a safe and secure environment while respecting the rights and dignity of individuals utilizing the programs and facilities of Pepperdine University. This mission shall be accomplished within the constraints of federal, state and local laws and ordinances.

Public Safety is located on the first floor of the Center for Communication and Business building, below the Seaver Drive / President's Drive intersection. Campus entrance booths are staffed 24-hours a day (Seaver) and from 6:30am-10:30pm (John Tyler), seven days per week.

Car Sharing


In addition to the frequent on-campus & Malibu Shopping shuttles six days each week, Pepperdine offers a car sharing program to members of its community with ZipCar. Car sharing allows members, at least 18 years old, an environmentally-friendly, economical alternative to bringing a car to campus. Visit the ZipCar website for step-by-step instructions to reserve a ZipCar.

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