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Academic Resources

Graduate students at Bentley can tap resources with a depth and breadth more typical of a much larger school, to fully explore their chosen field and understand business in its broadest context.

Graduate Student and Academic Services

Graduate Student and Academic Services supports student learning through an intentionally structured co-curricular experience. Programs and services are directed toward fostering academic achievement and sustaining community values and expectations.

This office helps students navigate the registration process by managing programs such as New Student Advising Night and the Success Factors Series — a group of workshops and events that aid personal and professional development. Counselors also advise students on changing degree programs, pursuing a dual degree, earning a graduate certificate, and other academic matters.

Centers of Connection

A number of other resources are available to help make the most of your experience at Bentley, whether you are a full-time student who lives on campus or a working professional taking courses in the evening. Explore Bentley's various Centers of Connection.

The Center for Business Ethics

The Center for Business Ethics (CBE) is an internationally respected authority on promoting ethical business conduct in contemporary society. Among the first resources of its kind in the country, the center provides a global forum for benchmarking and research in business ethics. Corporations and other organizations use the center’s extensive network of practitioners and scholars, and expansive multimedia library, to help strengthen their ethical culture through educational programming and consulting. CBE conferences and forums on business ethics attract corporate executives, government officials, labor leaders, activists, scholars, and other notable participants from around the world.

The Center for Women and Business

The Center for Women and Business combines innovative research and real-world insight to foster the development of an inclusive work environment where women are supported, retained and advanced. The center provides solutions-focused resources, workshops and events through which business professionals and thought leaders can share best practices.

The Center for International Students and Scholars

The Center for International Students and Scholars assists with immigration, taxation, and other matters of special concern to those from outside the United States. Advising on cultural adjustment, academic issues, and personal development is available to facilitate international students’ transition to life and study in the United States.

English for Speakers of Other Languages

English for Speakers of Other Languages programs provide free individual tutoring. International students can get help in preparing papers and presentations as well as with conversational English. The Academic Excellence Seminar program covers topics such as conducting case analysis, writing, making oral presentations, and composing résumés and cover letters.

The Multicultural Center

The Multicultural Center focuses on the academic success of ALANA (African American, Latino/a, Asian, Native American, and multiracial) students at Bentley. Staff members offer support, short-term counseling, and referrals. Working in concert with students, faculty and other administrative departments, the center plays a key role in shaping a vibrant, diverse learning community on campus.

The Bentley Library


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The Bentley Library is the hub of the academic life on campus. Investments in this building through the years have made it one of the most advanced business libraries in the world. A dynamic resource that supports intensive research, quiet study and group collaboration, the library earned a recent #14-in-the-nation ranking by the Princeton Review.

Students have ready access to state-of-the-art online resources and to extensive book collections housed in electronic compact shelving. A radio frequency identification (RFID) collection management system allows for quick self-checkout of materials. Other amenities include 700-plus individual study seats, more than 180 study carrels, 83 public computer workstations, 24 group study rooms, a classroom for research instruction, and wall-to-wall Wi-Fi. Your Bentley University username and network password offer access to e-resources at other libraries. 

The Bentley Library also has an active social side, as home to the Deloitte Café, featuring Einstein Bros. Bagels; McGladrey Art Gallery; IT Client Services, ESOL Center, and Writing Center. Entertainment options available for graduate students include discount passes to area museums, audiobooks, and DVD rentals.