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Center for International Students and Scholars (CISS)

Center for International Students and Scholars (CISS)

Helping international students and their families feel welcome

Bentley University offers a warm and inviting community for international students to learn, grow professionally, and engage with the world. 

The Center for International Students and Scholars (CISS) offers resources for international students and promotes interactions between domestic and international students. CISS makes it possible for all Bentley students to gain both a global perspective and a broadened world view.

Connections Beyond Borders

Connections Beyond Borders connects international students with students, staff and faculty who are from the US. The pairs meet regularly for conversation or to attend University programs and events.

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Each Fall, Bentley celebrates the rich cultural fabric of our University through a week-long celebration. CultureFest includes activities, food, music and presentations all around campus.

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Graduate international students educate the Bentley community about their home country, culture, and traditions through the WorldView program. The goal is to increase awareness and intercultural sensitivity for everyone by encouraging dialogue and global citizenship.

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F1 Undergraduate Students


F1 Graduate Students


J1 Exchange Students

CISS Staff

Contact Us

Student Center, Room 310

  • Monday—Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Walk-in Hours: Tuesday—Thursday: 2 to 4 p.m.
  • Request an appointment with an advisor (for questions not answered by our website)

Phone: 781-891-2829 | Fax: 781-891-2845 | Email: