Graduate School of Education and Psychology
IMPORTANT: All graduates must submit a $65 graduation fee and complete a Graduation Application online at https://wavenet.pepperdine.edu,in the Student Services Center. Students who have submitted a Graduation Application in a previous term must submit a new Graduation Application during the term in which they expect to complete degree requirements. The graduation fee will be charged only once.
Students who have or are expected to complete degree requirements will be notified via e-mail when to complete the Graduation Application online. Deadline dates for submitting the Graduation Application are listed in the Academic Calendar and the Term Handbook mailed to students each term. Please note that submission of a graduation application does not confirm eligibility for graduation. All students submitting a graduation application will have their eligibility for graduation verified to confirm completion of all degree requirements.
Graduation Application Instructions
KNOW YOUR GRADUATION APPLICATION DEADLINE
Deadline dates for submitting the Graduation Application are listed in the Academic Calendar and the Term Handbook mailed to students each term.
STEP 2: Log into the WaveNet Student Center: https://wavenet.pepperdine.edu . Select "Student Services" near the upper right corner of the page. In your Student Center, select "Apply for Graduation" from the "other academic..." drop-down menu.
STEP 3: Select your Academic Program. If you are enrolled in a degree program and a credential - such as MA in Education (degree) with Single Subject Teaching Credential (credential), please select your Primary Degree from the list of options (the MS, MA, EDD, etc).
STEP 4: Select the expected graduation term and indicate whether you will attend the graduation ceremony. Then, click "continue".
*If you do not see any terms listed in the Expected Graduation Term field, please check you Degree Audit Report from the Student Center (in the Academic History section) to ensure you are indeed eligible for graduation. If you have complete all requirements and still do not see any terms listed, please contact your Student Services Advisor from your Pepperdine email account and include your student ID number.
STEP 5: Verify that all data is correct and submit your application. The graduation fee will be charged to your student account within a week or two. If you would like your name to appear differently on your diploma, please send an e-mail from your Pepperdine University e-mail address to Ms. Pauline Young at firstname.lastname@example.org with your student ID number and your preferred name.
Note confirmation of your submitted Graduation Application.
STEP 6: All students must submit a $65.00 application fee. You may pay online by returning to the Student Center and select "Make a Payment" from the Finances section. The $65.00 graduation fee will not appear on your online student account immediately but students are encouraged to pay the Application Fee at the time the Graduation Application is submitted. Students may also mail a check made payable to "Pepperdine University" to Pepperdine University - GSEP Student Financials 6100 Center Drive 5th Floor Los Angeles, CA 90045. Please include your student ID number on your check.
STEP 7: Verify your Diploma Mailing Address to ensure prompt delivery.
TO UPDATE YOUR DIPLOMA MAILING ADDRESS:
Step I. Scroll to the PERSONAL INFORMATION section of the Student Center. Select ADDRESSES from the "other personal..." drop-down menu and select the arrows.
Step II. View, add, change or delete an address. If necessary, ADD A NEW ADDRESS and be sure to check DIPLOMA so your diploma will be mailed to this address.
Step III. Edit the "Date changes will take effect" date if necessary. Be sure to SAVE.