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Thank you for your interest in the Pepperdine Ambassadors Council. To apply, please complete the PAC 2021-2022 Application as well as the Faculty/Staff Recommendation Form. Both links can be found below.

 Application Criteria

  • 3.0 and above cumulative grade point average
  • Completion of 60 unit hours at the beginning of the term in which the council commences
  • Attendance at Pepperdine for at least one year following the time of application.  You may not apply to PAC if you only have one semester left.
  • Past or current involvement in at least three areas of student life during your years at Pepperdine.
  • May not hold top executive board positions (president/vice president) in more than one organization on campus throughout the full term as an Ambassador.  Exception: One may hold an executive board position in two related organizations on campus (i.e. Greek/ IGC and Club/ICC)
  • Must be in good standing with the University's code of ethics. Please note that a disciplinary check will be conducted with the Office of Community Standards.
  • Must have a recommendation from a Faculty or Staff member at Pepperdine.
  •  Ambassador Responsibilities

  • Ambassadors will be expected to give a serious commitment of approximately 10–15 hours per month for weekly meetings, events, and office hours for both the Fall and Spring semesters.  Please know that by submitting an application to PAC applicants are committing to the aforementioned stipulations.
  • Mandatory attendance at weekly Wednesday 9 am meetings (2 excused absences - per semester)
  • Attendance at a regular weekly PAC office hour
  • Attendance at Orientation the Saturday before school starts in August
  • Attendance at the Fall and Spring Semester PAC retreats
  • Participation in at least 8 events per semester
  • Participation in mandatory activities and all projects volunteered for or assigned, as well as all photo and press coordination sessions
  • Abide by all the policies set forth in the Seaver College Student Handbook
  • Conduct yourself in a manner becoming of the Council
  •  The Application Process

    Thank you for your interest in the Pepperdine Ambassadors Council. To apply, please complete the PAC 2021-2022 Application as well as the Faculty/Staff Recommendation Form. Both links can be found below.

    PAC 2021-2022 Application

    Faculty/Staff Recommendation Form

    Faculty/Staff Recommendation Form for PAC Re-Applicant

    All applications will be reviewed in the first round of the selection process. The names of the applicants will be removed prior to the applications being evaluated to create an anonymous environment.

    Following this, a select group of applicants will be asked back for a round of interviews during the week of April 26 - April 30, 2021. Members of the current council and various faculty, staff, and community members will be sitting in on these interviews and helping to evaluate each applicant. Any student selected for an interview that is attending an overseas program (or Washington DC) will have the opportunity to interview live via Skype or alternative Web service. From these interviews, the 2021–2022 Council will be selected.

    In early May 2021, the Pepperdine Ambassadors Council 2021–2022 will be announced.

     

     Important Dates

    Date Event
    March 8, 2021 Applications are available online.
    March 24, 2021 Information Session | Session Slides
    April 6 - 8, 2021 Online "Tabling"
    April 13, 2021 Application closes
    April 19 - 23, 2021 Email notifications sent to candidates selected for interviews
    April 26 - April 30, 2021 Interviews via Skype or Zoom
    Early May 2021 New council announced

    For more information, please email the PAC Chair Josh Leow, at josh.leow@pepperdine.edu or the PAC Vice Chair, Madi Callahan, at madison.callahan@pepperdine.edu.