Veterans Services | Pepperdine University

Veterans Services

Our University motto "Freely ye received, freely give" informs our desire to give back to those who have served. With support services ranging from benefits-counseling to veterans student organizations and an Ahmanson Veteran Scholarship Initiative grant, we are dedicated to expanding our program and supporting those who gave freely.

Covered Student Veterans Programs


Department of Veterans Affairs seal - Pepperdine University

Yellow Ribbon Program at Pepperdine University

Pepperdine University is an active participant in the Yellow Ribbon GI Education Enhancement Program (Yellow Ribbon Program). We proudly accept unlimited Yellow Ribbon-eligible students and offer unlimited tuition support for them.

Veterans Groups on Campus

Veterans at entrance - Pepperdine University

Our veterans, faculty, students, and staff have come together to form multiple student groups and a University-wide veterans committee.

Explore these groups, read about our veteran news, and review upcoming events to get involved. 
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The Ahmanson Veteran Scholarship Initiative

Vets Back to College video courtesy of the Ahmanson Veteran Scholarship Initiative (AVSI). The AVSI provides funding to twenty-four private colleges and institutions in California with a goal toward enrolling, supporting and graduating more student veterans.