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Office of Student Success


There are many academic support services available to you

Support for Online Courses | Learning Labs & Centers | Academic Policies & Procedures | Organization & Study Skills Coach

If you are experiencing academic difficulty, we recommend that you consider the following: 

1. Make an appointment with your instructor to:
  • Discuss your status in the course
  • Develop a realistic assessment of how you are doing
  • Begin outlining a plan to improve your performance
2. Meet with an Academic Advisor to:
  • Discuss the concerns raised by your faculty
  • Gain valuable insight into the concerns
  • Learn about resources that are available to you

You may also want to discuss whether the issues that are surfacing in one course exist in other courses to get a greater understanding of individual strengths and weaknesses and how to best address the areas of concern.

3. Depending on your area of concern, seek out assistance through:

If you are thinking about withdrawing from a course, be sure to:  

Note: International students must be enrolled in a minimum of 9 credits

Learning Labs & Centers

The Learning Centers on campus provide tutoring services for current Graduate students.
Check them out below for information on their hours and what services they offer.

Center for Languages and International Collaboration

CLIC is a multipurpose collaborative space that fosters communication across languages and cultures 

CIS (Computer Information Systems) Sandbox 

Here you can receive tutoring for CS602 CS603, CS605, CS607 and CS610

The Learning Lab for Economics, Accounting, and Finance

LEAF provides academic support for economics, accounting, and finance

The Mathematics Learning Center

The MLC offers drop-in tutoring for GR521 and ST625

SAP Support Lab

Students enrolled in GR602, AC730, AC731, or AC742 can get help with SAP software

The Writing Center

The Writing Center provides one-on-one assistance with all writing skills 

Organization & Study Skills Coach 

Need help getting your academic work organized? Want to improve your study or time management skills?
We are now offering 1-hour Zoom sessions with an Organization & Study Skills Coach. 

Sign up here!

For additional information, contact Nicole Black 

About Graduate Academic Advising & Engagement

GAAE is located in Jennison 336. The entrance is the second door on the left when you enter the building from the main campus quad.   

GAAE provides academic advising and support to graduate students across all MS and MBA programs. Our aim is to help students make the most of their graduate studies and achieve academic success.  

Students wishing to schedule a virtual academic advising appointment can view our availability as well as how to schedule an appointment by visiting our website

The GAAE advising team collaborates with the graduate program directors, MBA program concentration advisors, faculty and staff to offer graduate students the resources they need to achieve their academic goals. 

In addition to helping students plan their courses, we can answer general questions about the graduate school and other matters important to Bentley graduate students, referring questions to other service offices when appropriate.   

International students have a network of professional staff available to help them reach their academic and personal goals. Learn more