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Welcome to the Center for International Students and Scholars (CISS)!

We hope you will enjoy your stay at Bentley University and that you will use the resources that the CISS offers to enhance your educational career and have a successful experience. Our website has pertinent current and trending information pertaining to your visa status, so be sure to consult it regularly.

The mission of our Center is to assist international students, scholars and their dependents to be in compliance with immigration regulations. The staff members of the Center are committed to providing you with advice on federal immigration regulations, as well as offering counseling on personal, academic and cultural issues. The CISS also promotes cross-cultural awareness within the Bentley community through educational programming, such as, the Welcome Program, cultural integration, and cross-cultural communication. The Center will serve as a resource for the Bentley, Waltham, and surrounding communities; and in general seek to promote the benefits of international education.

It is our hope that you find the CISS team to be welcoming and helpful. Feel free to reach us by telephone or through e-mail or by personal appointment. We always have an advisor on duty during Walk-In Hours. Our office environment is generally open and informal, so feel free to call us by our first names. No matter how long or short your stay at Bentley is, we wish you the very best and encourage you to use our services. We look forward to working with you.


Center for International Students and Scholars Team