painted rock

Paint the Rock Agreement Form

The Rock is a tradition that has been a part of Pepperdine for a number of years. Each year student organizations use The Rock to advertise events, celebrate accomplishments, and promote school spirit.

If you represent a student organization or department that wishes to paint The Rock visit the "Paint the Rock" page.

Student Leadership Opportunities: Orientation

New Student Orientation (NSO) Leaders

New Student Orientation (NSO) Leaders provide assistance to incoming students while supporting Pepperdine's Christian mission. NSO Leaders provide leadership, mentoring, and guidance to their incoming peers and their families during orientation in August. Leaders help students with move in, assist with informational sessions, participate in new student activities and are available to answer general questions. NSO Leaders must attend training sessions prior to NSO and are required to serve through the duration of NSO.  

New Student Orientation (NSO) Coordinators

New Student Orientation (NSO) Coordinators provide leadership, mentoring, and guidance to the Orientation Leaders as they prepare them to serve the incoming students during orientation in August. Coordinators are responsible for elements of orientation planning and implementation, OL training, and information sessions. This position requires dedication, a servant heart and a commitment to Pepperdine's Christian mission. Students must have served as an Orientation Leader in order to be eligible to apply for the position of Coordinator and must be available for training prior to NSO.