Bentley software

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Available For Use By
  • Students
  • Faculty
  • Staff
Permitted Uses
  • Research
  • Classwork
  • Administrative Use
  • Administrative Use
Available Via
  • VCL
  • Eos Labs
  • Specific Teaching Lab
  • Personal Computers
Where It May Be Installed
  • University Owned Computers
  • VCL
  • Personally Owned Computers

At its core, Bentley Systems is a software development company that supports the professional needs of those responsible for creating and managing the world’s infrastructure, including roadways, bridges, airports, skyscrapers, industrial and power plants as well as utility networks. Bentley delivers solutions for the entire lifecycle of the infrastructure asset, tailored to the needs of the various professions – the engineers, architects, geospatial professionals, planners, contractors, fabricators, IT managers, operators and maintenance engineers – who will work on and work with that asset over its lifetime. Comprised of integrated applications and services built on an open platform, each solution is designed to ensure that information flows between workflow processes and project team members to enable interoperability and collaboration.

Documentation + Support Restrictions

Training is available via Bentley LEARNServer. You must have an account to access the training modules.

Additional Usage Notes

New as of Summer 2019: When you run Bentley software, you will be prompted to log in with your Bentley account. Once you have created an account, you will be able to use Bentley software on shared (e.g. lab) computers, and also to download software if you’d like.

Instructions on creating an account and downloading Bentley software are in the "Download File" area below.

General Notes

A full list of the available Bentley programs is located here:
Academic SELECT Software Portfolio



Note - 04 February 2020

Bentley Support has fixed a problem that was happening since mid-January when creating new accounts per the below instructions. Please email if you have any trouble.


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