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Academic Services

Incoming First Year Students

New Students

Welcome to Bentley! We are very excited that you have decided to attend Bentley University and look forward to meeting you. This page contains valuable resources to assist you during online orientation, registration, and your first term at Bentley University. 

Bentley University is committed to providing an accessible, equitable, and inclusive learning environment. If you are having difficulty accessing information and need this content in an alternate format, please please email us at

TRANSFER STUDENTS: Click here for resources specifically designed for you. 

2022 Curriculum Table

  • Advanced Standing Credit (First Year Students) - Use this link to learn all about what sort of prior credit you can submit to Bentley.  Remember to submit your official scores and transcripts to the Office of Undergraduate Admission as soon as possible!
  • AP Exam Equivalents - Refer to this list to ascertain the Bentley credit that is awarded for each AP exam.  
  • English Placement - Do you have questions about how Bentley determines your English placement? Here's a guide to understanding your personal placement.
  • Falcon Discovery Seminar
  • International Baccalaureate Equivalents - Use this guide to see how your IB credits transfer to Bentley.  
  • Math Placement - The Math Department examines your math background to determine your personal placement.  Here is a guide to understanding your math placement. 
  • Modern Language Placement - If you are interested in selecting Modern Language as a course option for the first semester, see this helpful guide to self-selecting the Modern Language level that is right for you.  
  • Transfer Credit (Transfer Students only) - Transfer students should refer to this page for policies and procedures regarding credit that may be awarded for prior coursework. 
  • Bentley Lingo - Use this guide for course abbreviations and useful Bentley terminology.
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Additional Resources
  • Academic Calendar - See here for information on the semester schedule, holidays, and when classes are not held.
  • Academic Labs and Learning Centers - Explore this page to learn about all the great places on campus where students can receive academic support.  
  • Advising Directory - Have a question for another department? See here for email and website information.
  • Fall/Spring Block Schedule - Grid showcasing the Bentley Block Schedule; specifically; days and times of all classes.  Most day classes meet twice a week.  Evening classes, double block classes, and Saturday classes meet once a week. 
  • Undergraduate Catalogue  - Official current catalogue for the university that contains information such as course descriptions, degree requirements, program information, and policy and procedures.
  • Disability Services - If you require accommodations, please visit the Disability Services website for more information.  
  • Tuition Insurance - See here for information on protecting your tuition investment. 

Want more information:

You are welcome to explore our comprehensive website! Simply use the navigation menu at the top of the webpage to learn more about our curriculum, academic policies, and resources.

Can't find what you are looking for:

You can send us an email at  Please allow 2 business days for us to respond. You can also call us at 781-891-2803 between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM Monday - Friday.