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University Police

Card Office

The Card Office issues Bentley University identification (Falcon Cards) to students, faculty and staff.


Fall 2023 Business Hours

Monday - Thursday

8:30am - 4:00pm


10:00am - 4:00pm



Holiday Closing

The card office will be closed in observance of the following holidays:

New Year's Day - Monday, January 2, 2023

Martin Luther King Day - Monday, January 16, 2023

Patriots Day - Monday, April 17, 2023

Memorial Day - Monday, May 29, 2023

Juneteenth - Monday, June 19, 2023

Independence Day - Tuesday, July 4, 2023

Labor Day - Monday, September 4, 2023

Columbus / Indigenous Peoples Day - Monday, October 9, 2023

Day before Thanksgiving - Wednesday, November 22, 2023

Thanksgiving Day - Thursday, November 23, 2023

Day after Thanksgiving - Friday, November 24, 2023

Christmas Day - Monday, December 25, 2023

Winter break - Tuesday, December 26, 2023 - Friday, December 29, 2023



Falcon Card

The Falcon Card is the official identification card for all Bentley students, faculty and staff. This card is also used by resident students to gain access to residence halls.

Obtaining a New Falcon Card

New Falcon Cards are issued free of charge for all incoming students, staff, and faculty. Faculty, staff, and graduate students can visit the Card Office, located in the University Police Station, during normal business hours to pick up your ID.

Damaged, Lost and Stolen Falcon Cards

A lost ID card must be reported to the Card Office. For after hours notification please contact University Police.

Falcon Card Replacement Fees

There is a flat fee of $15 to replace your lost Falcon Card. Damaged ID replacements are always free, provided you turn in the damaged ID at the time of replacement and it is confirmed to be the most recent ID that was issued to you. 

To request a lost ID replacement fill out this form.


A University Police officer cannot admit you to your room if you lose or forget your ID card. If you are sure that your ID card is in your room, contact your RA for assistance.

Falcon Funds

The Falcon Card is used for debit transactions for dining services and works like a debit card on campus; you can only make purchases if you have the funds available. Any remaining balances at the end of each semester automatically are rolled over to the next one.

Adding Falcon Funds

You can add funds to your Falcon Card through the following methods:


Faculty/Staff: Login to Workday, click on the Benefits worklet and select Falcon Funds. From there you can add funds and edit your account, including deactivation.

Students: Login to Workday, click Academics, select Falcon Funds in Quick Links. From there you can add funds and edit your account, including deactivation.

Parents/Other: Please follow this Link to add Falcon Funds to a Student's account


You may make in-person deposits to your Falcon Funds account at the Card Office in the Michael Callahan Police Station. Deposits can be made through cash or check only.


To make a Falcon Funds deposit by mail, send a check made payable to Bentley University and including a Bentley ID number to:

Bentley University Card Office (Falcon Funds)
POL 109
175 Forest Street
Waltham, MA 02452


As a student, money deposited to your Falcon Funds account will be refunded only upon graduation or withdrawal from the university. If you are a faculty or staff member a refund will occur upon exit of your position.


Your Falcon Card is the property of Bentley University. When appropriately validated, it is your official university identification It should be carried at all times and presented upon request to authorized University representatives.

Contact Info

Business Line: 781-891-2292


The Bentley Card Office is located on main campus in the Callahan Police Station.

(This line and email are not monitored 24/7. In the event of an emergency dial Bentley Police at 781-891-3131)