Bing Chat Enterprise

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Bing Chat for Enterprise logoBing Chat for Enterprise (BCE) is an AI-powered web chat designed for work. Whether you're drafting a report, creating a presentation, or discussing ideas, BCE aims to streamline your tasks and enhance productivity.

BCE is a versatile tool that uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) and data from the public web to answer queries, condense information, process data, produce text or visuals, craft social media content, and boost your work efficiency. To understand the full capabilities of BCE for faculty and staff, please check BCE's frequently asked questions (

BCE is currently only available for employees and not available for students, though Microsoft continues to evaluate licensing options. Faculty and staff can access BCE with an Ithaca College Microsoft account. Students can only access the personal version of Bing Chat by using a non-College Microsoft account.

Getting Started

  1. Open the Microsoft Edge browser.
  2. Go to or open BCE in the Edge sidebar by clicking the Bing logo.
  3. Sign in using your Ithaca College credentials.
  4. At the top of BCE are two options: Chat and Compose.
    1. In Chat, enter text to plan, write, or summarize information, and choose a conversation style. It will reply with an AI-generated answer.
    2. In Compose, enter text, select a tone, format, and length to generate content.
  5. To start a new chat session, click  Refresh.

If the Bing icon is not visible in the Edge sidebar:

  1. Open the Microsoft Edge browser.
  2. Go to edge://settings/profiles or open Edge settings by clicking the  ellipsis in the top right of the Edge browser and then by clicking  Settings.
  3. Click Sidebar in the left-side menu.
  4. Under App and Notification settings, ensure Always show sidebar is checked.
  5. Click Bing Chat.

Data and Privacy

Your input into BCE is not used to train the underlying large language models, and neither your input nor Bing’s responses are retained by Microsoft after your browser is closed, the chat topic is reset, or the session ends. For detailed information about data protection, refer to BCE's Privacy and Protections (

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