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Visit the Explore Navigate webpage. Scroll down and select Download on the App Store or Google Play.
Open Wavenet to access the desktop version of the site. Navigate is located under “popular links”.
All students have access to the mobile app.
Be sure you are logging in with your Pepperdine credentials. Try refreshing your browser and logging in again.
If you experience login issues, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Scheduling an Appointment through Navigate
In the appointment schedule feature, you can schedule an appointment with your advisor or faculty member if they have appointment availability set up. If they have not set up available meeting times, you could view available “drop in” times.
Log onto Navigate through Wavenet, and sign on with your Pepperdine credentials. Once within the platform, click on the purple appointment icon, located under “To Do’s and Events”.
You may schedule an appointment with your academic advisor, OneStop Advisor, or even current professors as long as they have entered their availability into the platform.
Yes, you can opt into email and/or SMS notification reminders for your upcoming appointments.
Navigate will not allow you to schedule an appointment if a course or other calendar event conflicts with the advisor/individual’s availability, or if all appointment slots have been taken. If this happens, use the message feature to reach out to the individual you would like to meet with for assistance.
You can cancel or reschedule your appointment within the app or desktop version of the platform.
Try reaching out to the department or individual through the message portal.
The Academic Planner is only on the desktop version.
The Academic Planner allows you to collaborate with your advisor and plan your path to an on-time graduation. By using the planner, you can lay out your classes, term-by-term, keep track of which courses you have enrolled in and completed, and also receive confirmation or suggestions from your advisor to ensure you are making the right course choices.
View the Academic Planner tutorial video to learn how to add courses to an upcoming term.
Yes, your advisor can review and offer comments or suggestions to your plan within the Academic Planner.
Advisors can make suggestions for your academic plan. You may view these under Advisor Plans.
Be sure to review your DAR (Degree Audit Report) in Wavenet then link to Navigate to build your plan.Review the Academic Planner video for instructions on how to add terms and courses in the Academic Planner.
No, you can only register for classes within the registration portal.
After building your plan, click on the Schedule button to create sample schedules that fit the courses you wish to take.
A “matched” course is one that you have already completed.
A “pinned” course is one you have planned to take.
You will want to be sure to contact your instructor and be in communication with your advisor.
Yes you can and the great thing is that your advisors will see this.
Select the Resources tab and then “people”. Your OneStop and major/minor advisor will be listed here.
On the left hand side of the Navigate home screen, select the Resources tab to search and review information.
You can view your schedule by clicking on the yellow airplane icon on the left side of the Navigate home screen.
The Study Buddies feature is the green icon of two people located on the left side of the home screen.
Any student who has also opted into a study group for a particular class will receive this information.
Once you join a Study Buddies group, you can select others that have joined the group and send an email to communicate with them.
Yes, if you opted to receive notifications within your settings in Navigate you will receive notifications whenever you receive a response from a Study Buddies peer.
Please contact email@example.com for quick support.