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Graduate Open House

Sunday, October 24, 2021 8:30 am to 2:00 pm Eastern

Event Registration Live and Virtual Events

Explore Bentley University's Master's & MBA Programs

As business shapes itself to a changing world, the Bentley education adapts and transforms with it. Through continuous learning and a holistic approach, graduate students find the resources necessary to be an instant force as they move forward with their careers and lives.

Join us on-campus or virtually and learn how a graduate degree in business from Bentley can increase your earning potential and future-proof your career. Meet our faculty and staff through informative sessions designed to give you deeper insight into the Bentley graduate student experience. 

Those who can make the event in-person will also be able to:

  • Tour the beautiful Bentley campus, classrooms, and learning labs.
  • Meet one-on-one with the Director of Admission and receive an assessment of your submitted application and potential scholarship eligibility. 
  • Grab lunch with new connections and current students.
  • Take home canned cold brew and a re-usable straw made by two Bentley alumni entrepreneurs.

In addition...

Every attendee will have the opportunity to enter to win prizes, including a free class valued up to $5,275.*

*Please note the actual value is based on tuition and discounts applicable to the drawing winner at their time of first enrollment.

Event Registration

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overview of live events

On-Campus List of Events

With registration starting at 8:30 a.m. Eastern, people visiting our campus in-person will get to experience a wide range of events. See below for an overview of the types of events you will be able to attend.

Event Welcome & Keynote

Open House will begin at 8:45 a.m. with a welcome speech and keynotes from our alumni.


Admission Focused Events

Our graduate admission officers and student ambassadors will be on hand during the day with sessions including:

  • Bentley Admission and Q&A
  • Student and Alumni Panel
  • Scholarship and Funding Panel
Student & Academic Services Focused Events

Our student services teams are available during open house to give you insight into the support offered to our graduate school students. These sessions include:

  • Campus Tours
  • Student Services Fair
  • Innovation Centers Open
Program Director Meetings

Join our Program Directors representing each Master's program offered at Bentley as they walk you through the skills and outcomes you can achieve:

Iris Berdrow Iris Berdrow, MBA
Len Pepe Len Pepe, Master's in Accountancy and Master's in Accounting Analytics
Mihaela Predescu Mihaela Predescu, Master's in Business Analytics
Florin Morosan Florin Morosan, Master's in Finance
Bill Gribbons Bill Gribbons, Master's in Human Factors in Information Design
Tim tierney Tim Tierney, Master's in Taxation


Virtual List of Events

Virtual attendees will be able to join our live stream from 8:45 to 11:30 a.m. Eastern. Links will be available as we get closer to the event. Please look for an email sent to the address you register for with specific details.

Graduate School Campus Tour

Welcome to Bentley University's Graduate School of Business. Watch as one of our students leads you on a tour from the technology-driven classrooms to our library and innovation centers.

Meet Bentley Graduate School Staff Departments

Meet representatives from our Academic Services, Student Programs & Engagement, Career Development, Center for International Students & Scholars as they provide an overview of the services all Graduate Students are provided at Bentley University.

Download the Tentative Event Agenda

Please note sessions are eligible to change based on faculty availability

Event Giveaways & Drawings
Graduate Classroom

Free Class Drawing

One lucky winner in our drawing will receive free tuition for one of their graduate courses (valued up to $5,275). Please note the winner will receive their first course for free when enrolled in a graduate or certificate program in Spring or Fall 2022; offer covers tuition only and does waive applicable fees.

For more information on costs per academic year, please visit our tuition & aid page.

View Tuition & Aid

Social Media Prizes

Enter to win Bentley gift prizes during Open House by connecting with us on our social media through one of the following ways:

In-person: Take a photo during your time at the event as you experience what Bentley's campus has to offer.

Online: Take a photo holding a sign that lists where you are located during the event.

Use #BentleyGrad and tag us on InstagramTwitter, or send a message to Bentley Grad School on WeChat.

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Graduate Admission Team
Graduate Admission Team

The Graduate Admission team is happy to connect leading up to the event date. We are excited to welcome you on campus and into our Bentley community. Feel free to reach us with any questions, and we look forward to meeting you at Open House!

Bentley Alumni Entrepreneurs

Alumni Aman Ailani MSBA '23

A Passion for Cold Brew

Aman Ailani ’20 is the founder of SAH.OL Cold Brew, a ready-to-drink cold brew product made with only two ingredients: coffee grinds and water. A Management major with a minor in Entrepreneurial Studies, Ailani won Bentley’s inaugural Shark Tank Pitch Competition and was a TedX presenter.

Meet SAH.OL Cold Brew

Alumnus Shannon Fairweather ’20 and Daniel Linger ’17

Saving the World One Sip at a Time

Fairweather and Linger launched Sustainable Sippin’ in August 2018. They had been waiting for the right opportunity to start an ecommerce business rooted in their shared passion for sustainability; stainless steel straws fit the bill. 

Meet Sustainable Sippin'