Directory of Offices
Where to find what you need to thrive at Bennington.
This directory, organized by office, offers information about locations, hours, phone numbers, email addresses, and more; using the campus directory, you can search by a person's name.
Supports students, faculty advisors, and faculty in all areas of the student academic experience
Accommodations and Support
Arranges for reasonable accommodations based on disability, assists students in self-advocacy, and facilitates an inclusive, supportive campus atmosphere.
Works with prospective students, guidance counselors, and parents to discover what Bennington has to offer
Fosters opportunities for alumni to connect with one another and with the life of the College today
Bennington Athletics Department (B.A.D.)
Encompasses recreation, intramurals, club sports, and outdoor trips, as well as the Meyer Recreation Barn
Offers information on the official Bennington ID card, including prepaid spending accounts
A national, biannual print journal of innovative, intelligent, and moving poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and film writing
Sells course materials and supplies, logo apparel and gifts, snacks and beverages, and books authored by Bennington College faculty, alumni, and students.
Buildings and Grounds
Plans, creates, and cares for the indoor and outdoor spaces on campus
Oversees payroll, student billing, accounts payable, and accounts billable
Ensures the safety and welfare of all students while on campus, and preserves a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere
Center for the Advancement of Public Action (CAPA)
Responds to the urgent problems of our current world, discovers what one needs to know to understand them, and acts to implement solutions.
Your source for faculty, student, alumni, and College news, events listings, and the Bennington magazine.
Bennington College makes its campus and facilities available to outside programs/organizations through Conference Services.
Operates the Dining Hall in Commons, the Student Center Café, and the meal plans.
Diversity and Inclusion
Working to affirm the intersecting identities of all its community members–students, staff, faculty, and alumni–and their contributions to the vitality of our unique living and learning environment
Field Work Term and Career Development
Assists students in planning and securing FWT positions, summer opportunities,and/or post-graduation jobs
Offers advising and support related to all aspects of financing your education
First-Year Experience is a combination of one-on-one support and group programming to assist first-year students in their transition to the College.
Provides prompt answers to all your tech questions
Your source for everything you need to thrive in your work—from benefits, to info about employment policies, to keeping safe and well
Works with generous donors, alumni, and families to ensure the vitality of the College and its programs
International Student Services
Advises international students on issues including immigration and visa matters, work permission, orientation, cultural adjustment, academics, and personal concerns
Oversees a robust institutional research program to plan, administer, and support Bennington’s dynamic, individualized educational program
Assists with research, digital and print collections and the College archive, course reserves and interlibrary loan, and acquisitions
Meyer Rec Barn
The Meyer Recreation Barn (a.k.a. MRB or Fitness Center) is the campus athletic and wellness facility.
Dedicated space for digital arts at Bennington
USPS contract station providing postage, special services, and USPS express mail, in addition to UPS and FedEx overnight services
Supports the work of Mariko Silver, president of Bennington College
Provost and Dean's Office
Oversees all aspects of the academic and residential experience to provide a dynamic, integrated learning environment for all students
Oversees registration, student enrollment services and reporting, evaluating and sending transcripts, assigning class spaces, and the maintenance, accuracy, and privacy of all student records
A 14,000-square-foot performance space, lounge, and billiards tables, as well as a campus snack bar, café, pub, and convenience store
Provides students with information on securing on-campus employment and finding off-campus jobs
Serves the Bennington student body by supporting engagement and involvement opportunities to pursue co-curricular interests with the same focus and support garnered in their academic work.
Works to create an environment that promotes intellectual rigor, emotional and social grounding, and physical health and recreation
Supports work on campus by providing access to the best possible digital experience
Provides shuttles to and from Albany, and working with Green Mountain Express to offer transportation to surrounding towns
Shows the work of students, faculty, and noted artists from around the country and around the world
We are a two-year low-residency Master of Fine Arts in Writing program, with ten-day residencies in January and June.