Frequently Asked Questions
Who can purchase a meal plan?
Any enrolled student is eligible to purchase a meal plan regardless of whether they live on campus.Residents living in the suite-style halls are required to purchase a minimum of the Waves 1,735 plan or higher each semester.Students living in Rockwell Towers are assigned the Waves 1,735 plan but are able to opt-down to purchase a minimum of Waves 1,085 each semester. Apartment residents and commuter students may purchase any meal plan.Non-residents interested in purchasing a meal plan should email firstname.lastname@example.org with their meal plan request.
Can I increase my meal plan?
Yes. Students may increase their meal plan at any point in the semester simply by sending an email to the Housing and Residence Life from their Pepperdine email account.
Can I decrease or cancel my meal plan?
Students may only decrease or cancel their meal plan before the add/drop deadline. Residents living in the suite-style residence halls may not decrease to a plan lower than the Waves 1,735 plan. Students living in Rockwell Towers are are able to opt-down to purchase a minimum of the Waves 1,085 plan each semester.
Do meal plan points "rollover?"
Yes, please review the rollover policy above.
How is my meal plan billed?
Your meal plan is conveniently billed to your university Student Account.
What is Global Waves Cash?
Students may purchase Global Waves Cash at any time. Global Waves Cash is purchased at one point per dollar, and the points do not expire until the student graduates.
How can I check the balance on my ID card?
The One Card Web Deposit is an online service designed to provide students, faculty, and staff with the convenience of depositing money on their Pepperdine ID card anywhere and anytime. Students, faculty and staff may deposit money to campus card accounts via credit card from the convenience of their own computers. Deposits made online are secure, and accounts are updated immediately.
The website allows users to:
Add money to the card
View account balance
View transaction history
Report lost or stolen card
Start using One Card Web Deposits to make a web deposit or check account balances.
Questions? Please contact:
Housing and Residence Life and Residence Life
Phone (310) 506-7586