The university experience extends far beyond academics. The years spent in college are a time when students learn to exercise a new level of independence and assume responsibility for many decisions that will affect their personal lives, their careers, their futures and their communities.
Living on Campus
The campus is more than just a place to live — it supports a community that broadens the educational experience and promotes the personal growth of Bentley students. Learn more about Bentley living and dining options through the Residential Center.
Health, Counseling and Wellness
Bentley University supports the overall health and well-being of its students. The Center for Health and Wellness provides health and wellness services, and the Counseling Center provides mental health services. The Centers for Health, Counseling and Wellness work collaboratively to prepare students to thrive while at Bentley and throughout their lives.
The Health Center
Confidential health care is available to all full-time Bentley students through the Health Center with the cost primarily covered by tuition. The Health Center provides a wide variety of services to all Bentley students.
University Police may be called in the event of an emergency at 781.891.3131; they will provide emergency response and transportation or call an ambulance if necessary. University Police is available 24 hours per day, seven days per week, at 781.891.2201 (for emergencies: 781.891.3131).
The Wellness, Health Promotion and Prevention staff provides health counseling and education to individuals and groups.
All full-time students must submit a medical history form and immunization record to Bentley.
The Counseling Center is staffed by psychologists and doctoral interns who can meet with students experiencing a range of adjustment, stress and mental health-related issues.
The office is accredited by the International Association of Counseling Services and abides by the ethical standards of the American Psychological Association.
Recreational and competitive athletics are an important part of campus life, with more than 65 percent of undergraduate students participating in intercollegiate, intramural or club sports. The Bentley athletics program is designed to meet the needs of virtually every student.