One of the best aspects of Washington DC is its ability to appeal to both a city hipster
and a outdoor loving adventurer. As many Washingtonians enjoy active lifestyles, DC
is a runner friendly city. The city's geographical location is also ideal for those
who enjoy hiking, kayaking, paddle boarding, or boating.
Students should be aware of their insurance provider and how to use their insurance.
Although the program staff will recommend local medical providers, it is up to a student
to ensure that their insurance provider covers the medical attention needed at the
location of their choice. In the event of a Medical emergency, the DC Program staff
will take students to the local emergency room.
Students who miss class are expected to speak directly with their Professor(s) about
their absence. Those needing to miss an extended period of time should refer to Pepperdine's
policies & procedures when it comes to medical or mental health emergencies and withdrawals.
Self-care is especially important for students participating in the Washington DC
program. As students find themselves in a position as both a full time student and
a young professional, the DC program staff hopes to support you by providing tools
for how to achieve a healthy work life balance. In addition to faculty and staff support,
the DC program has partnered with Parkhurst Associates, a local mental health service provider. Services are available to any student participating
in the DC program and can be set up by contacting their office directly.