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Next Steps for Admitted Students

Graziadio Full Time Next Steps

Important Action Items

We are excited to welcome you to Pepperdine! To ensure you have a smooth transition into your academic program, please complete the actions below as soon as possible. As always, if you have any questions, please contact us at (310) 506-4858 or gsbmadm@pepperdine.edu.


Intent to Enroll

Submit Intent Form

Admitted students should have received an electronic communication from the Admissions Office with the link to the form. If you have not received this information, please contact us.


Apply for Financial Aid

Are you a domestic student and need financial aid assistance? Visit the financial aid website to complete the application.

Health Insurance

Obtain Health Insurance

You are required by Pepperdine University to have health insurance. Review health insurance information online.


International Students

For International Students

Visit the OISS website to learn about the F-­1 visa and I-­20 requirements. Students must also complete the mandatory immunizations and the GSBM Health History Form by August 2017.


Attend Orientation

Fall 2017 Orientation is required for all incoming students and will take place from August 14 - 25, 2017!

Register for Classes

Register for Classes

Are you excited about starting classes? You'll receive class registration information in July 2017 with additional details.

Admitted Student Resources

Career Management Center

You will receive a welcome letter over the summer from the Career Management Center with specifics and information regarding next steps and how to work with us. 

Waiver Exams

Would you like to sign‐up for waiver exams to test out of some core requirements? Check your program eligibility and sign‐up for Course Waivers online.

The last day to sign­‐up for the exams is July 6, 2016. The test will be available online between June 1 and July 13, 2016


As a Graziadio student, you can live on‐ or off-­campus. For more information click here.

Notes for on-campus housing:

  • To request on-­campus housing, contact the housing office using your Pepperdine email ONLY at housing@pepperdine.edu. You will need to complete the Graduate Online Housing Application and submit the $500 housing deposit. Please visit the on‐campus housing website.

Program Requirements

Do you need to know more about your program requirements, academic information and official academic policies? The Academic Catalog will answer all of these questions. 

Summer 2017 Courses (select students)

Please note: Your admission letter will specify “if” you are required to complete one of the following course(s).

“If” you are required by your admission letter to attend one of the Summer 2016 course(s) below:

Choose one:

  • I am required to complete the Harvard Business School Online Course(s): Quantitative Methods and attend the 2-­day course DESC 551 Mathematics and Statistics Review for pre-graduate students on August 14 and 15, 2017.
  • I am required to attend and complete the summer course, GSBM 550 Professional English Communication Skills for pre-graduate students on July 31 – August 11, 2017 on the Malibu campus

Your First Course: BSCI 650

You will be enrolled in the BSCI 650 Personal and Leadership Development Workshop course.

This is your first class at Graziadio. BSCI 650 is a two­‐day retreat focusing on personal leadership. This workshop will take place during your orientation, August 19 - 25, 2017You will receive an email with your assigned section number and specific workshop dates in July 2017

Campus Resources

A PDF of the above information can be found at: http://community.pepperdine.edu/graziadio/fulltime/incoming/

A PDF of additional student resources can be found at: http://community.pepperdine.edu/graziadio/fulltime/current/helpfulresources.pdf 

For other questions please contact: gsbmadm@pepperdine.edu or 310‐506‐4858.