Card Office Summer Business Hours
Monday through Thursday, 9:00am – 2:00pm
*Card Office will be closing early at 12:00pm on Thursday, June 8th.
The Falcon Card is the official identification card for all Bentley students, faculty and staff. This card is also used by resident students to gain access to residence halls.
Obtaining a New Falcon Card
New Falcon Cards are issued free of charge for all incoming students, staff and faculty.
Damaged, Lost and Stolen Falcon Cards
A lost ID card must be reported to the Card Office or, during after hours, to University Police.
Falcon Card Replacement Fees
The fee to replace your Falcon Card, at this time, is determined by the number of cards that have you have previously been issued. Damaged IDs may be replaced for free, provided you turn in the current, active ID card and it can be verified to be the active card issued.
A University Police officer cannot admit you to your room if you lose or forget your ID card. If you are sure that your ID card is in your room, contact your RA for assistance.
The Falcon Card is used for debit transactions to purchase food and other campus services and works like a debit card on campus; you can only make purchases if you have the funds available. Any remaining balances at the end of each semester automatically are rolled over to the next one.
Adding Falcon Funds
You can add funds to your Falcon Card through the following methods:
Log into MyBentley and select the following: Finances > Deposit to Falcon Card. MasterCard, Visa and Discover cards are accepted. It may take up to 10 minutes for your account balance to be updated.
Parents and guardians can make off-campus deposits to a student’s Falcon Funds account through CashNet. Deposits made through CashNet take one day to update account balances.
You may make in-person deposits to your Falcon Funds account at the Card Office in the Michael Callahan Police Station. Deposits can be made through cash or check only.
To make a Falcon Funds deposit by mail, send a check made payable to Bentley University and including a Bentley ID number to:
Card Office (Falcon Funds)
175 Forest Street
Waltham, MA 02452
Deactivating Falcon Funds
If you have lost your Falcon Card or would like to deactivate your Falcon Funds for another reason, log into MyBentley and select the following: Finances > Deactivate Falcon Card.
Once you have frozen the funds, you will need to visit the Card Office to have your account reactivated. When obtaining a replacement card, please notify the Card Office staff that you have frozen your card online.
As a student, money deposited to your Falcon Funds account will be refunded only upon graduation or withdrawal from the university. If you are a faculty or staff member a refund will occur upon exit of your position.
Falcon Card Regulations
Your Falcon Card is the property of Bentley University. When appropriately validated, it is your official university identification It should be carried at all times and presented upon request to authorized university representatives.