Central Authentication Service
The Central Authentication Service (CAS) at Pepperdine is a single sign-on service that grants users access to a variety of web resources and services. A "single sign-on" protocol means that users only need to to enter their NetworkID credentials once per browser session or every two hours to access GoogleApps, library services, and other applications.
WaveNet, the University's portal, was placed under the University's single sign-on system in July 2010. WaveNet requires an added layer of security. WaveNet users will always be asked to input their NetworkID and password, even if they are already logged into CAS or have been using other applications under CAS. Once logged into WaveNet, users will be able to freely access other CAS applications.
CAS single sign-on provides easier access to multiple applications and services anytime, anywhere. CAS also increases information security as users only enter their NetworkID and passwords into a single, secure web page. If you use CAS on a public access computer (labs, library, etc.) be sure to exit your browser and log out when done to prevent others from using your identity.
How to Use CAS
Pepperdine users must verify their MyID profile to ensure optimal use of the CAS system. To verify your MyID profile, please visit https://myid.pepperdine.edu and click on "Verify/Update MyID profile".
After doing so, visit any of the CAS-enabled applications listed below. You will be prompted for your NetworkID credentials to sign in. When finished with your session, exit your browser to log out of CAS.
Applications Using CAS
The following services and applications now use single sign-on protocol through CAS:
- Google Apps
- Library Databases and Services
- MyID Password Management
- University Calendar (Trumba)