Important Information

If you are planning to attend Shanghai for the Academic Year 2019-2020 (including Fall only 2019 and Spring only 2020), please make sure to review the prerequisites for your program. All students should plan to take ENG 101, HUM 111, and REL 101 prior to going abroad; review your program specific courses for other prerequisites (including language prerequisites). If you are going abroad for the full Academic Year, make sure to plan out both your Fall and Spring semester courses. Remember, you must be enrolled in at least 12 units each semester. If you need assistance planning out your courses, please contact Beverly Cawyer, the International Programs Manager of Academics & Internships, at

Helpful Links

Academic Year 2018-2019

Academic Year 2019-2020



The Pepperdine University library has partnered with International Programs and created a wonderful resource for Shanghai students; it includes language learning resources (Mango), information about Shanghai as well as Daily News, Getting Around Shanghai and Travel Guides. Here is the link to that site.