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New Student Technology Guide

Welcome to Pepperdine University.  This page will help new students find the Information Technology services they need to get started at Pepperdine University. Learn about WaveNet, printing on campus, where to log in to Courses,  or how to get your Pepperdine ID card.

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New Student Tech Resources



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: 310.506.4357 (HELP)

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

Technology Service Request Forms

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