Academic Policies

1L and New Transfer Academic Policy Statement

– Effective for students who matriculated to Pepperdine Law for their JD after 5/1/19

2L Academic Policy Statement

–Effective for students who matriculated to Pepperdine Law for their JD after 5/1/18 and before 5/1/19

3L and Existing Transfer Academic Policy Statement

– Effective for students who matriculated to Pepperdine Law for their JD after 5/1/17 and before 5/1/18

Academic Policy Statement for students who commenced their JD after 5/1/13 and before 5/1/14

Academic Policy Statement for students who commenced their JD after 8/1/12 and before 5/1/13

Academic Policy Statement for students who commenced their JD after 8/1/11 and before 8/1/12

Straus Institute Academic Policy Statement
The Academic Policy Statement for LLM, Master's in Dispute Resolution, and Certificate in Dispute Resolution Programs.

Academic Policy Statement for EMS and U.S. Law Students

Academic Policy Statement for Online Students

Credit Hour Policy
Policy for evaluating and determining the value of course credit hours.

Examination Policy

Upper Division Writing Guidelines

Recommended Grading Curve