IP Bound Blog

travel is good for the soul

Do I Need a Visa for IP?

Oh, the magical visa. You won’t be able to enter your country of choice without this glorified sticker! Read on to learn whether or not you need one and how to get started.

Lausanne students play in the snow

Holiday Greetings from Pepperdine International Programs

We are so grateful that you chose to join the IP family! Read on to hear reflections on gratitude from our Executive Director, Beth Laux.

Heidelberg in the fall. Photo Credit - Emily Stephens.

November Newsletters from our IP Ambassadors

Dreaming of your future abroad location? Check out the latest newsletters from our IP Ambassadors to stay up-to-date on what's happening with your IP cohort.

Heidelberg, Germany

Show Your IP Pride with Virtual Backgrounds

During this time of remote instruction, there are still lots of ways to connect with your IP community. our IP virtual backgrounds for Zoom to show your IP pride.

Botanical garden

How to Apply for a Second Passport

Do you have fun travels planned prior to attending your study abroad program? If so, you may need to apply for a second passport! Read on to learn how.

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How to Prep Your Passport

Are you excited to be on your way to a new place every weekend? Well, your ticket to every country is your passport! Read on to understand how to prep your passport for your upcoming travels.

Prepare to Go Abroad

Prepare to Go Abroad in Six Steps

Congratulations - you’re going abroad! Now what? Follow these six steps to prepare to go abroad with Pepperdine’s International Programs.

IP Decision Day

It's IP Decision Day! Now What?

You’ve been patiently waiting for almost a month, and decision day is finally here! Whether you got your first choice or you’re on the waitlist, read on to learn what to do next.

IP Myths, Busted!!

6 Myths about Studying Abroad with Pepperdine

Don’t let these IP Myths stop you from taking advantage of all Pepperdine International Programs has to offer. Busted!!

Three girls hug in Ushaia. Photo Credit: Ashley Mowreader

How to Connect with the IP Office Virtually

Have questions about the application process? The different programs we offer? How to access cost information? We’ve got you covered! Even though the IP team is working from home this semester, we are still here to help you with any questions you may have about going abroad.