New Student Technology Guide

Tech Guide

Welcome to Pepperdine University. This page will help new students find the Information Technology services they need to get started at Pepperdine University.

New Student Tech Resources

Before You Arrive

When You Arrive

Before You Arrive Tech Checklist

Computer and Internet Usage Policy

Computer Recommendations

Mobile and Dorm Phones

WaveNet Applicant Center

WaveNet Guide


Connecting to the Internet



Email on Mobile Devices

G Suite (Google Apps)

Zoom Training

Your Pepperdine Credentials


This ID does not get you into your WaveNet account or other Pepperdine services.

CWID stands for Campus-wide ID.

It is a 9 digit number that can be found on your Student ID card and on the top right corner of your WaveNet account.

It can be used for Seaver students to receive one convo credit, if they forget their Student ID card for scanning into a convo event.


Used to log in to WaveNet, Courses, and many other Pepperdine services (Examples: jdoe, ksmith, wewave1)

The standard format for the NetworkID starts with the first letter of your first name and your last name - middle initial, number or a shortened last name may also be used.



           Password            Management

MyID Password Management

Verify or update your MyID profile

Change your WaveNet password 

Reset a forgotten password


Tech Central

Phone: 310-506-HELP (4357)

Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year

Technology Service Request Form

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