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2023 - 2024 Application Process

The Housing Portal opens on February 6, 2023, for graduate students to apply for 2023-2024 academic year housing! Graduate student housing applications will be accepted and offered on a rolling basis through the summer.


New School of Public Policy Students

Congratulations on your admission to the School of Public Policy! New graduate students who are admitted must follow these steps to apply for housing:

  1. Submit the Intent to Enroll Form and pay the Enrollment Fee in your WaveNet Applicant Center. If you have questions regarding this step contact: sppadmissions@pepperdine.edu.
  2. All School of Public Policy students who wish to live in campus housing are required to make a non-refundable $500 housing prepayment to their student account. To submit a prepayment visit: School of Public Policy | Student Accounts.
  3. To apply for housing, visit the Housing Portal to submit a housing application and sign the contract.
  4. After completing the application, the Housing Office will send housing offers via email on a rolling basis based on the space available.

Returning School of Public Policy Students

For returning School of Public Policy students who wish to apply for housing, please follow the steps below:

  1. Visit the Housing Portal to submit a housing application and sign the contract.
  2. After completing the application, the Housing Office will send housing offers via email on a rolling basis based on the space available.

Frequently Asked Questions

If I do not receive placement on campus, will my $500 housing prepayment be refunded?

Yes, if you do not receive an on-campus housing placement, you will be refunded in full to your student account.

Am I guaranteed on-campus housing if I submit my housing application?

No, but we are committed to having graduate students on campus to the maximum extent possible.

When is the deadline to apply for housing?

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. 

Can I select my roommate?

Yes, you may request a roommate group of up to 4 people within your housing application. Please note, however, that we cannot guarantee to meet all roommate requests.

Where will I live?

School of Public Policy students live in the Drescher Campus Apartments.

I wish to cancel my housing application.

Please visit the Housing Portal to cancel your housing application. 

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