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Refer to Wave 3 for many of Pepperdine and the Graziadio School's policies, resources, and tools.

Policies and Procedures

University Policy Manual

This Manual guides the operation of the Graziadio Business School.


Sexual Misconduct Policy and Title IX

All employees are required to regularly participate in the University's Sexual Harassment Prevention Awareness-Raising Education Program. Refer to section 5.1 of the Manual to read the Sexual Misconduct Policy.


Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination Policy

Pepperdine is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of any status or condition protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. Refer to section 1 of the Manual.


Code of Ethics

The purpose of the Code of Ethics (the "Code") is to set forth the ethical expectations of members of the Pepperdine University community.


Conduct

Please review section 6.2 of the Manual for general rules of conduct that apply to employees while on University property.


Graziadio Professionalism Standards

This section summarizes the Graziadio School's professionalism standards, including the dress code. If you need some direction on work attire, please refer to this article.


Information Technology

Please review IT policies, procedures, and guidelines that cover topics such as computer/network responsible usage, information classification and protection, records management, passwords, and sharing.


Parking

This section provides resources regarding parking and traffic regulations on campus.

ASPIRE 2025

For an overview of the Graziadio School's strategic vision, please click here. You can also download the brochure: ASPIRE 2025 Strategic Plan

Graziadio Wordmark Aspire 2025

Payroll

The primary goal of the Payroll Office is to strive for completely accurate and timely processing of all payroll activities. The office is responsible for processing direct deposits, wage withholding and payroll tax deposits, as well as assuring compliance with federal and state laws regarding taxability and reporting of wages. Click here to go directly to the Payroll Office website.

WaveNet

Through WaveNet, employees can access and update their payroll, benefits, and personal information. For instructions on how to login into WaveNet and access your information, please click here.

Kronos Timekeeping System

Employees can use Kronos to record their hours worked during each pay period. To access your timecard, go to https://mytime.pepperdine.edu. Please find below user guides for Kronos and payroll schedules, and click here for Kronos video guides.

 

Contact the Payroll department regarding your questions. Also, you can find payroll forms such as timesheets, W-2 request, direct deposits, and more here.

Benefits

Pepperdine offers a suite of benefits for all active, regularly assigned, full-time staff employees. Some exceptions exist for part-time staff. Contact Human Resources for details. Four categories of benefits are highlighted below; to review the full list of benefits and to get more information on eligibility and each specific benefit, click here.

Core Benefits

Pepperdine University provides a set of fixed benefits that are the same for all eligible and participating employees, and they include:

  • Life Insurance
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Business Travel Accident Insurance
  • Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Health Advocate Program

Medical Insurance

Pepperdine provides a wide range of health insurance plan options including Anthem and Blue Cross, all available at little or no cost to the employee and his or her family. Please click the link above to learn more about the different medical insurance options.


Optional Benefits

Pepperdine also offers optional benefits that include:

  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Optimal Term Life Insurance
  • VPI Pet Insurance

Additional Benefits

Some of the benefits offered by Pepperdine are not included in the flexible benefits program, and they include:

Retirement

Pepperdine has partnered with a handful of leading financial institutions to help its employees save for retirement by contributing into their 403b accounts (similar to 401K, but for non-profit organizations). Please click the link above to learn more about eligibility and contributions.

Paid Time Off & Leave of Absences

Pepperdine staff employees accrue vacation and sick leave based on their status (full-time vs. part-time) and years of service to the University. Please click the link above to learn more about the various types of leave. In addition, employees receive 12 paid holidays per year, including one full week during Christmas. View the holiday schedule here.

Tuition Remission and Exchange Programs

Pepperdine employees and their families are eligible to take advantage of the world-class education Pepperdine offers. To learn more about eligibility, tuition discounts, and reciprocal programs, please click the link above and review section 23 of the University Policy Manual .

Facilities Access

All employees have access to the extensive facilities, activities, and resources that Pepperdine has to offer; click the link above to learn more.

Engage Wellness Program

Click the link to learn about Pepperdine's wellness program.

Check Cashing

As a benefit to employees, personal checks may be cashed at the Cashier's Office on the Malibu Campus. Review section 24.5 of the University Policy Manual to learn more about the policy regarding check cashing.  

Credit Union Membership

Two credit unions are available for staff participation:

Review section 24.6 of the University Policy Manual to learn more about eligibility.

Professional Development

Pepperdine University is dedicated fully to the personal, professional, and spiritual development of all faculty and staff members and is proud to offer many resources to support the needs of all University employees. Below are a few of the offerings provided by the University. You can learn more about these offerings and access other opportunities at the Human Resources community site.

Professional Development Library

Human Resources constantly updates the Professional Development Library collection and is pleased to provide hundreds of books, audio books, and DVDs for your use. To review and request the various resources, please go to this website.

Lynda.com Online Training Library

The Lynda.com Online Training Library at Pepperdine University is a professional development resource for faculty and staff. Lynda.com offers thousands of online courses on various topics such as Excel and leadership fundamentals. To learn more, click here.

Graziadio School Executive Education

The Executive Education department has developed several new offerings to increase your expertise through short, curriculum-based programs led by Pepperdine faculty and industry experts. Review the different certificate programs here.

Technology Resources

To help you get acquainted with Pepperdine and Graziadio technology and systems, please refer to this page. Here, you will find guides, tools, and training for:

      • WaveNet
      • G Suite
      • Network Access
      • Administrative Drives
      • Secure Email Attachments
      • Phone and Voicemail
      • And more!

You can call the IT Service Desk at 310-506-HELP (4357) to receive answers to any questions and any additional assistance you may need.

Employee Tools and Resources

Academic Catalog

The catalog includes trimester dates, admission and program requirements, academic policies, financial information, and legal notices.


Campus Floor Maps

Updated maps will be added TBD.


Communication Tools

  • Wordmark: There are multiple formats of our wordmark available for download here.
  • Acronym: With the name change also comes a change to the acronym associated with the new name, PGBS. Please use this acronym only in written material and only on second reference: first reference is always Pepperdine Graziadio Business School. Guidelines can be viewed here.
  • Business Cards and Letterhead/Certificate Templates: Business cards and letterhead/certificate templates can be ordered with our new wordmark through the Pepperdine Print Shop by contacting Matt Mosher in Printing Services at extension 4290 here.
  • Partnership Email Notification Template: To notify your partners of the name change, please use this partnership email template to send out from your own gmail account.

FERPA

As Pepperdine's data stewards, we must be vigilant in protecting our students' information. https://www.pepperdine.edu/registrar/policies/


Gmail Signature Template

There are two options for email signatures: one for general internal and external use and one for recruitment use.


Graziadio Organization Chart

Updated Graziadio School Organization Chart will be added TBD.


Graziadio Templates

There are two Graziadio School branded and approved PowerPoint templates for staff use:

These are the approved templates of Letterheads and Flyers for staff use:


Holiday Schedule

Paid holiday schedule


Human Resources

Please contact HR regarding your questions about benefits, compensation, EEO, and other employment-related inquiries. You can find frequently used forms here.


Integrated Marketing Communications

IMC provides a variety resources including policies, training, and brand style guides to help achieve marketing and communications goals. You can learn more about Pepperdine's official branding here.


Pepperdine Emergency Information

This page includes information regarding emergency preparedness as well as communications on current emergencies.


Room Scheduling

Please click the link above to access instructions on how to schedule a room via 25Live Event Scheduling. *Note: Because of WaveNet's update, Step 1 of the instructions no longer applies; instead, when you log into WaveNet, look under the Employee Resources section on the main page and click on "25Live Event Scheduling." The rest of the instructions still apply.


Staff Telephone Directory

This is a quick reference of staff phone and suite numbers.


Suggestions and Concerns (University)

Students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to communicate concerns about the community, report incidents or misconduct, and make suggestions for improvement. Communication is encouraged through Suggestion/Concern boxes, the anonymous Public Safety Hotline (310-506-7634), and the anonymous electronic feedback form on the Human Resources website. You can find the feedback form and the locations of the Suggestion/Concern boxes here.

Discounts

Campus and Community

Discounts include restaurants, hotels, car wash, and more.

Entertainment

Discounts, available through Pepperdine's OneStop, include movies, theme parks, restaurants, theater events, and more. To receive many of these discounts, you will need to present your valid Pepperdine I.D. card.

Technology

There are many technology discounts for computer hardware and software as well as wireless providers available to staff and faculty of the Graziadio School.

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