To order personalized announcements and rings, visit the Balfour site. The campus Barnes and Noble Bookstore features Bentley University apparel and gifts. The bookstore is located in Collins Hall and will be open on commencement day. Gifts and other merchandise will also be available at a location adjacent to the Commencement site.
Photo and Video
A professional photographer will take a photo as graduates shake hands with university dignitaries. There is no obligation to purchase these photographs. The company hired by Bentley is Grad Images. To order photo samples, please go the website; click on pre-event registration; then search for Bentley University. Please pre-register your email address so that your photo samples can be emailed to you soon after the event.
EVC, Event Video Company, headed by Bentley graduate Chris Ronzio, will videotape students receiving their degree. That moment and others captured during the ceremony will be available on video and sold through the company; there is no obligation to purchase. For more information, call 866.933.7038 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hometown News Release
The News and Communications department distributes a general announcement for both the undergraduate and graduate commencement ceremonies to the national media via PR Newswire and to local media on the day of Commencement.
The department also provides a more detailed template news release that can be personalized with information specific to the graduate for each family to send to their preferred hometown media. Families can add interests, awards, offices held, internships and service-learning experiences, extracurricular activities, post-graduation plans, and other newsworthy aspects of their years at Bentley.
The News and Communications department provides a template news release for students and their families.
The undergraduate template is available for download here.
The graduate template is available for download here.