President Andrew K. Benton shakes hands with a graduate - Pepperdine University


Friday, April 20, 2018
10:30 a.m.
Alumni Park
Malibu, California

The Pepperdine School of Public Policy honors its students who have successfully achieved completion of the Master of Public Policy degree with a graduation ceremony of pomp and circumstance. Each spring the celebration occurs, overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Malibu, for those who successfully complete their degree prepared to join a distinguished cadre of alumni leaders.

Candidates for graduation should follow the instructions and procedures outlined here for a successful experience.


The graduation ceremony will be available via live stream, here. 


9:30 a.m.   Student Line-Up (Alumni Park)
10:30 a.m. Graduation Ceremony (Alumni Park)
11:30 a.m. Graduation Reception (Alumni Park)



Four Seasons Westlake Village Hotel
Two Dole Drive
Westlake Village, CA 91362

15.7 miles to Pepperdine University

Room Type                      Pepperdine Rates

Superior King                    $230.00

Deluxe King or Double      $240.00

Deluxe Waterfall King       $260.00


Westlake Village Inn
31943 Agoura Road
Westlake Village CA 91361

16 miles to Pepperdine University 

Room Type                    Pepperdine Rates

Courtyard                       $180.00 

Executive Suites            $190.00

Signature Suite              $200.00 

Mini Suite                       $210.00 



Commencement Ceremony Video  
2017 Ceremony (April 21, 2017) Watch
2017 Graduation Highlights Watch