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.

Academic Services

Supports students, faculty advisors, and faculty in all areas of the student academic experience

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Commons in Fall
Accommodations and Support

Arranges for reasonable accommodations based on disability, assists students in self-advocacy, and facilitates an inclusive, supportive campus atmosphere.

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Admissions

Works with prospective students, guidance counselors, and parents to discover what Bennington has to offer

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Alumni Relations

Fosters opportunities for alumni to connect with one another and with the life of the College today 

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Bennington Athletics Department (B.A.D.)

Encompasses recreation, intramurals, club sports, and outdoor trips, as well as the Meyer Recreation Barn

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Bennington Card

Offers information on the official Bennington ID card, including prepaid spending accounts

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(B-Rad) Bennington Radio

A community-based, student-run radio station that seeks to enhance the lives of its listeners and bridge the gap between Bennington College and the rest of the world.

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Bennington Review

A national, biannual print journal of innovative, intelligent, and moving poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and film writing

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Bookstore

Sells course materials and supplies, logo apparel and gifts, snacks and beverages, and books authored by Bennington College faculty, alumni, and students.

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Buildings and Grounds

Plans, creates, and cares for the indoor and outdoor spaces on campus

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Business Office

Oversees payroll, student billing, accounts payable, and accounts billable

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Campus Safety

Ensures the safety and welfare of all students while on campus, and preserves a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere

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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.

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Communications

Your source for faculty, student, alumni, and College news, events listings, and the Bennington magazine.

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Conference Services

Bennington College makes its campus and facilities available to outside programs/organizations through Conference Services.

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Dining Services

Operates the Dining Hall in Commons, the Student Center Café, and the meal plans.

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Student Center
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

Bennington Works
Field Work Term and Career Development

Assists students in planning and securing FWT positions, summer opportunities,and/or post-graduation jobs

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Financial Aid

Offers advising and support related to all aspects of financing your education

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First-Year Experience

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.

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Health Center

Supports the health and well-being of Bennington students by offering Health Services and Psychological Services, including direct and preventive care, health counseling, and education outreach

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Help Desk

Provides prompt answers to all your tech questions 

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Human Resources

Your source for everything you need to thrive in your work—from benefits, to info about employment policies, to keeping safe and well 

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Athletics at Bennington
Institutional Advancement

Works with generous donors, alumni, and families to ensure the vitality of the College and its programs

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International Student Services

Advises international students on issues including immigration and visa matters, work permission, orientation, cultural adjustment, academics, and personal concerns

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Institutional Research

Oversees a robust institutional research program to plan, administer, and support Bennington’s dynamic, individualized educational program

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Crossett Library
Libraries / Writing Initiatives

Assists with research and writing. Access to digital and print collections and the College archive, course reserves and interlibrary loan, and acquisitions

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Meyer Rec Barn

The Meyer Recreation Barn (a.k.a. MRB or Fitness Center) is the campus athletic and wellness facility. 

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Pod

Dedicated space for digital arts at Bennington

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Post Office

USPS contract station providing postage, special services, and USPS express mail, in addition to UPS and FedEx overnight services  

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President's Office

Supports the work of Mariko Silver, president of Bennington College

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Provost and Dean's Office

Oversees all aspects of the academic and residential experience to provide a dynamic, integrated learning environment for all students

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Barn
Registrar's Office

Oversees registration, student enrollment services and reporting, evaluating and sending transcripts, assigning class spaces, and the maintenance, accuracy, and privacy of all student records

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Student Center

A 14,000-square-foot performance space, lounge, and billiards tables, as well as a campus snack bar, café, pub, and convenience store 

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Student Employment

Provides students with information on securing on-campus employment and finding off-campus jobs

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Student Engagement

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.

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Student Life

Works to create an environment that promotes intellectual rigor, emotional and social grounding, and physical health and recreation

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Bennington Works
Technology

Supports work on campus by providing access to the best possible digital experience

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Transportation

Provides shuttles to and from Albany, and working with Green Mountain Express to offer transportation to surrounding towns

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Usdan Gallery

Shows the work of students, faculty, and noted artists from around the country and around the world

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Writing Seminars

We are a two-year low-residency Master of Fine Arts in Writing program, with ten-day residencies in January and June.

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