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Suggested Packing List


  • Five (5) outfits that are nice/business casual; i.e. sundresses, skirts, dress pants, collared shirts, jeans in good condition
  • Formal final banquet outfit; i.e. nice dress, dress pants, collared shirt, tie, etc.
  • Four (4) "free-time" outfits, or clothes that you can wear during downtime. This can be shorts, t-shirts, jeans, etc.
  • Sweatshirt/jacket for cold Malibu nights
  • Sleepwear
  • Bedding: twin xl sheets, blanket, pillow or sleeping bag in lieu of bedding
  • Toiletries: shampoo, conditioner, body wash, razor, toothbrush, toothpaste, makeup, etc.
  • Towel(s)
  • Personal items: glasses, contacts, prescription medication
  • Hangers
  • Hair products: blow dryer, straightener, curling iron, gel, hairspray, etc.
  • Alarm clock, if not using phone
  • Snacks if you want them in your room
  • Money if you want to buy something from the Pepperdine bookstore, though this is not necessary. We recommend you don't bring anything you can't afford to lose.
  • No need for pens, pencils, notebooks, or computers