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Living and Learning at Bentley

Residence options that are way more than dorms

Residential Education

Living with others from a variety of backgrounds is an education in and of itself, providing you with new insights and perspectives. Your residence hall is more than your home. It’s also a place where you can learn, practice leadership and community engagement. By living on campus, we want you to develop your sense of self, build connections and belong to a community. We have defined living communities, a residential curriculum and leadership opportunities to round-out your college experience.

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Defined communities

Defined communities are dedicated living spaces for students with similar interests and passions. They live in designated residence facilities and engage in additional programming and events centered around a theme or academic focus.

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Residential Curriculum

Your residence hall is more than your home. It’s also a place where you can learn, practice leadership and community engagement. By living on campus, we want you to develop your sense of self, build connections and belong to a community.

Resident Hall Association

If you live on campus, you can gain important leadership skills through the Residence Hall Association (RHA). RHA works with campus administrators and represents students through legislation, committees and policy development. You can voice your opinion or raise concerns through your RHA representatives or by attending the associations’ general board meetings.

Living with a Roommate

Communication is key to any successful roommate relationship. Start early: Once you receive your room and roommate assignments, reach out. It’s helpful to talk, text or email your roommate to discuss the move-in process and any needs within the room.

We have a roommate agreement process to help you set expectations for everyone living in your space. A Resident Assistant can guide you through the roommate agreement process and help you revisit the agreement as needed.