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Drescher W Block

Built in 2003, the Drescher W Block features a unique floor-plan where Seaver College juniors and seniors live in a space with three large double occupancy rooms. Across the street from the Drescher Graduate Campus, Drescher W block offers quiet living spaces, stunning ocean views, outdoor common areas, a fitness center, wireless internet, mailboxes, and community barbecues.

Each room contains:

  • A furnished double occupancy bedroom with closets and flat-screen television. Each resident is typically provided with an extra-long twin bed, a wardrobe, a desk pedestal, two stackable drawers, and a desk with chair.
  • A private bathroom containing a shower, toilet, and sink.
  • All rooms in W Block are air-conditioned.
  • Please note: Drescher W Block is a residential hall and is not apartment-style living like the Drescher Apartments (e.g., no single room or in-unit kitchen). 

On-Campus Residential Amenities:

  • Electric/Gas/Water
  • High-Speed Internet
  • On-site Washer/Dryer
  • Convenient On-Campus Parking
  • Resident Advisor
  • Spiritual Life Advisor
  • Live In Professional Staff to Assist 24/7

On-Campus Community Amenities:

  • Community Rooms
  • Fireplace (Indoor and Outdoor)
  • Library
  • Late Night Dining Venues
  • Pool and Spa
  • Fitness Centers
  • Recreational Courts (Basketball, Tennis, Volleyball, Track)
  • Courtyards with Grill
  • Walking/Hiking Trails
  • Late Night Shuttle and Escort Services
  • Guard Booth and Patrolled 24/7

Athletic and Gym Facilities

The Drescher Fitness Center located in the Drescher Campus Apartments complex provides access to cardio machines, a multi-weight station, and benches.

  • On the Seaver Campus, the Firestone Fieldhouse Weight Center conveniently offers a variety of exercise equipment for residents.
  • Residents also have access to an Olympic-size pool, nine tennis courts, basketball courts, a track, and exercise classes.

Shuttles and Parking

  • Pepperdine operates shuttles that stop at the Drescher Campus, Seaver College, and other key locations around the Malibu campus.
  • An off-campus Malibu shopping shuttle is also available to take students to nearby shopping locations.
  • Residents with parking permits may park in a covered 300-space parking structure adjacent to the Drescher Campus Apartments.

The Drescher Cafe

During weekdays, the Drescher Cafe located in the Villa Graziadio Executive Center offers a variety of hot meals, made-to-order sandwiches, prepared foods, and drinks. Meal plans can also be used with the new fresh-food vending machines located at the Drescher Graduate Campus.


Visit our rates page.

Frequently Asked Questions

  How much does housing cost?

A full list of our housing rates is available online.

  Am I required to have a meal plan?

Depending on student classification and residential area, students may be required to enroll in a meal plan. View our meal plan requirements online or contact the Housing Office with any questions.

  Can I bunk, raise or loft my bed?

To raise or loft beds speak with your resident advisors about getting the necessary tools and parts or contact the Housing and Residence Life office.

  Am I allowed to stack my bed on top of furniture?

No. Due to safety concerns, residents may not stack their beds on top of the furniture.

  Is there air conditioning?

The majority of living areas at Pepperdine are not air-conditioned with the exception of Drescher W Block. Residents are not allowed to install air conditioners of any kind. Portable fans are allowed as long as the window screen remains in the window. Nothing can extend from the window or the building.

  What am I allowed to put on the walls of my room?

You may hang items on your walls by using small nails, tacks, or putty only. No screws or bolts are allowed. Do not hang items from your ceiling. TV or surfboard mounts are not allowed. Surfboards may be stored in the common living area.

  Can I mount my TV on the wall?

No. TV mounts, large screws, nails, or bolts are not allowed.

  What other student policies should I follow?

Please refer to our Housing and Residence Life Student Policies for additional information about on-campus housing policies and procedures. 


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