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Technology Overview for Graduate and PhD Students

All PhD and Graduate students have access to various technical resources here at Bentley University. New students go through a one-time process of setting up Bentley accounts and passwords.

As a new student you should:

  • Learn more about your Bentley user accounts.
  • Change your MyBentley password. Learn more.
  • Agree to the 'Technology Ethics Agreement' in My Bentley to have your electronic accounts created. The process to create new accounts takes approximately one business day to complete.
  • Once your accounts are active:
    • Log in to Outlook Web Access (OWA) to change your default password. Learn more.
    • Log in to Blackboard. Learn more.
    • Optional: Forward your Bentley Email to a personal account. Learn more.

Resources available to you:

From wireless network access to using your FalconCard to purchase snacks out of vending machines and make color printouts, Bentley offers students many electronic resources. Below are a highlight of offers you should consider taking advantage of!

  • Fast and secure wireless technology covering the entire campus
  • "Real World" experience in high technology learning facilities
  • Falcon Printing: print from anywhere on campus (color too!) using your Falcon ID Card
  • Hybrid Classrooms
  • On-line resources 24x7:  Library Databases, Learning Management System (Blackboard), Campus Calendars, portal (MyBentley), email (OWA) and more!
  • State-of-the-art Library containing more than 100 accessible computers, 24 group study rooms with large screen displays, on-line study room reservations, interlibrary loan program, library chat, etc.
  • Smart Classrooms with podium PCs, video projector, controlled lighting, notebook connection, wireless, etc., in every classroom!
  • Support seven days a week from the Computer Services Desk!
  • Support for your non-Bentley computer.