School of Public Policy Graduation
Graduation 2020 Postponed
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(As of March 16, 2020) In line with recommendations from multiple governmental and health agencies, limiting the number of people at gatherings, the University is postponing all commencement ceremonies scheduled for the spring. Nonetheless, graduating students who complete their coursework will receive their degrees as scheduled and should be assured that commencement ceremonies will take place on the Malibu campus at a future date.
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.
Spring 2020 graduation:
Candidates for graduation should follow the instructions and procedures outlined here for a successful experience.
|Commencement Ceremony Video|
|2019 Ceremony (April 26, 2019)||Watch 2019 Graduation Ceremony|
|2018 Ceremony (April 20, 2018)||Watch 2018 Graduation Ceremony|
|2017 Ceremony (April 21, 2017)||Watch 2017 Graduation Ceremony|
|2017 Graduation Highlights||Watch 2017 Graduation Highlights|