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Explore Spiritual Life at Pepperdine

One of the rewards of pursuing a higher education at Pepperdine University is the unique opportunity for spiritual growth. By instilling a spirit of purpose in all aspects of daily life, Pepperdine strengthens character and helps clarify direction for students as they advance their educational and career goals.


Undergraduate Students

At Seaver College, spiritual life and campus life are thoughtfully intertwined. In addition to unique opportunities like "God in the Wilderness" retreats, undergraduates can participate in courses through the Religion and Philosophy Division.

Spiritual Life Advisors in every dorm offer support and encouragement along the way.

Discover Spiritual Life at Seaver

Graduate Students

Our graduate campuses offer extracurricular activities designed to enhance students' education and nurture the spirit. Explore the mission behind each school and the opportunities for integrating faith and scholarship.

Graziadio Business School

Graduate School of Education and Psychology

School of Public Policy

Caruso School of Law



A Place of Faith

Founded in the Church of Christ tradition, Pepperdine University affirms its spiritual mission through programs and opportunities that serve a global community. People of diverse backgrounds gather at Pepperdine to explore how faith influences work, learning, and personal growth. 



Center for Faith and Learning staff

Center for Faith and Learning

Pepperdine's Center for Faith and Learning (CFL) provides avenues to explore religion and the educational process.


Chaplain Sara Barton speaks at Harbor


Each summer for over 70 years, thousands of visitors come to Pepperdine for the University's annual Bible Lectures: four God-focused, life-changing, soul-lifting, heart-healing days of programs and fellowship.


Church of Christ Heritage Center at Payson Library

Church of Christ Heritage Center at Payson Library

The Church of Christ Heritage Center is committed to the acquisition and preservation of materials and research on the Churches of Christ and the Stone-Campbell Restoration Movement.


Pat Boone

Boone Center for the Family

The Boone Center for the Family is dedicated to issues of marriage, family, and parenting.


Nootbaar lecturer

Herbert and Elinor Nootbaar Institute

The Nootbaar Institute on Law, Religion, and Ethics supports Pepperdine University Caruso School of Law's mission to provide a superior legal education with an emphasis on personal ethics.