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Pepperdine University

Department of Public Safety

Fall 2021 through Summer 2022 Vehicle Registration

To Report Emergencies

Dial 911, then call Public Safety at 310.506.4441 if safe to do so.

  • 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.

You can also connect to 911 and the Public Safety Department using the LiveSafe App available at the Apple App Store & Google Play. Using the LiveSafe App allows Public Safety to locate you during an emergency accurately.

Pepperdine Emergency Information

  • Visit the Emergency Blog
  • Pepperdine's Toll-Free Emergency Hotline: 888.286.5659.
    The recorded message is updated regularly during critical campus-wide emergencies.

For questions related to this service, call Integrated Marketing and Communications at 818.702.1400.

Public Safety Administrative Services

For your convenience, the following administrative services are available to you remotely, wherever you are, without having to come into the office. Please use the contact information below if you have any questions or a need not represented below:


If you regularly come onto campus and need a parking permit, you can start the vehicle registration process online by filling out this form.

Parking permits are sent via intercampus mail. A temporary permit will be sent in the confirmation email.

Road Conditions Hotline

The Road Condition Hotline is available about current road conditions 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.

Parking Information

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 seven days per week: 24 hours per day at the Seaver Drive entrance; and from 6:30 AM to 10:30 PM at the John Tyler Drive entrance.

Car Sharing - Zipcar

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.

Report A Concern

Members of the Pepperdine community are encouraged to communicate safety concerns and report incidents of misconduct. You may submit it with or without your contact information.