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COVID-19 University Updates

The University will report major University actions decided by the Emergency Operations Committee and any new reported cases of COVID-19 within the community as information becomes available. The University will continue to provide periodic updates on this webpage if new COVID-19 cases are reported. This count should not be considered comprehensive due to the University's significant reliance upon self-reporting and the quickly changing nature of the outbreak.

Pepperdine COVID-19 Dashboard


Cases*

56

Student Cases

42

Employee Cases

14

On-Campus Cases+

1

Off-Campus Cases+

0

Active Cases**

25

Cumulative Since 01/1/23
Includes All Campuses

Updated: 01/18/23


Cases*

591

Student Cases

417

Employee Cases

174

On-Campus Cases+

107

Off-Campus Cases+

1

Active Cases**

23

Cumulative Since 8/1/22
Includes All Campuses

Updated: 01/18/23


Cases*

453

Student Cases

228

Employee Cases

225

On-Campus Cases+

150

Off-Campus Cases+

13

Active Cases**

41

Cumulative Since 5/1/22
Includes All Campuses

Updated: 11/02/22


Cases*

1,382

Student Cases

1,152

Employee Cases

230

On-Campus Cases+

1,135

Off-Campus Cases+

201

Active Cases**

51

Cumulative Since 1/3/22
Includes All Campuses

Updated: 9/20/22


Cases*

517

Student Cases

417

Employee Cases

100

On-Campus Cases+

388

Off-Campus Cases+

75

Exposure Notifications**

192

Cumulative Since 8/1/21
Includes All Campuses

 


Cases*

13

Student Cases

11

Employee Cases

2

On-Campus Cases

10

Off-Campus Cases

3

Exposure Notifications**

3

Cumulative Since 5/2/21
Includes All Campuses

 


Cases*

132

Student Cases

100

Employee Cases

32

On-Campus Cases

105

Off-Campus Cases

27

Exposure Notifications**

56

Cumulative Since 1/3/21
Includes All Campuses

 


Cases*

68

Student Cases

36

Employee Cases

32

On-Campus Cases

33

Off-Campus Cases

35

Exposure Notifications**

20

Cumulative Since 8/1/20
Includes All Campuses

 


Cases*

3,237

Student Cases

2,426

Employee Cases

803

On-Campus Cases+

1,942

Off-Campus Cases+

369
 

Cumulative Since 3/16/20
Includes All Campuses

Updated: 01/18/23


*Cases include cumulative positive results from Pepperdine screening testing, other University testing, and diagnostic or self-tests by community members in their home locations.

**Active cases are defined as University community members who have tested positive and are currently within their isolation period.

+On-campus and off-campus designations are determined by information gleaned in contact tracing. As a result, adding these two categories may not always equal Pepperdine’s total cases. This information updates as the contact tracing process progresses. On-campus indicates a case who was present on a Pepperdine campus. Off-campus indicates a case with no presence on a Pepperdine campus.

University Cases by Week



University Positivity Rate

 

  • The University's positivity rate is determined by Pepperdine weekly screening testing, based on the date the test was taken.
  • Since shifting to optional testing on March 20, 2022, the number of individuals testing each week has significantly decreased and continues to go down. These smaller testing populations lead to greater fluctuations in Pepperdine's positivity rate.

 

COVID-19 Data Trackers


Cases Per Day

16.7
(Per 100k Residents)

Positivity Rate

7.9%

Total Cases Reported

3,659,260

Updated: 01/18/23
Source: covid19.ca.gov/state-dashboard


Cases Per Day

13.1
(Per 100k Residents)

Positivity Rate

10.6%

Total Cases Reported

702,870  

Updated: 01/18/23
Source: covid19.ca.gov/state-dashboard


Cases Per Day

14.3
(Per 100k Residents)

Positivity Rate

8.7%

Total Cases Reported

 11,928,152

Updated: 01/18/23
Source: covid19.ca.gov/state-dashboard


Cases Per Day

18.4
(Per 100k Residents)

Positivity Rate

13.4%

Total Cases Reported

101,641,201

Updated: 01/18/23
Source: covid.cdc.gov/covid-data-tracker

 

University Vaccination Rates


Total

91.5%

Student

90.2%

Faculty/Staff

95.6%

Updated: 1/19/23*

*Data includes those who have responded to Pepperdine's policy to notify the University of their vaccination status.
As of January 19, 2023 this includes 95.1% of students, faculty, and staff.


Seaver

89.6%

Caruso Law

92.1%

Graziadio

92.7%

GSEP

93.4%

SPP

86.5%
 

Updated: 1/19/23*

*Data includes those who have responded to Pepperdine's policy to notify the University of their vaccination status. 
As of January 19, 2023 this includes 95.1% of students, faculty, and staff.