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Public Safety

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.

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

Pepperdine Emergency Information


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 & Communications at (818-702-1400).

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.

Now Hiring Student Service Officers

The Department of Public Safety is now reviewing applications for student employees. Student employment with Public Safety offers an exciting chance to serve the University community while gaining valuable professional experience. For more information and to apply online, click here.

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 6:30am-10:30pm at the John Tyler Drive entrance.

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.