Faith Baptist Bible College looks forward to welcoming new students to campus this spring. Below is everything you need to know about your arrival and your orientation schedule.

Arrival Date and Information

January 6: All New Students (First Time Freshmen or Transfer Students)

  • Registration time: Friday, January 6,  2023, from 12:00-1:00 PM.
  • Check-in location: Nettleton Center foyer. Here you will complete your registration and pick up your housing assignment so that you can move into your dorm room.
  • The Welcome Session starts on January 6 at 1:45 PM.
  • Check out our New Student Information page for full details on what will need to be completed before registration.

Orientation Schedules & Information

Dress for arrival and orientation is casual, which is jeans and t-shirts. No shorts or sweats, please. 

Helpful Student Information

As you prepare to come to campus, check out the following pdfs for helpful suggestions, ideas, and frequently asked questions!

Helpful Parent Information

Parents are welcome and encouraged to join their student for the Welcome Session. A Parent Q&A will immediately follow the Welcome Session and will allow parents to get answers to any of their questions regarding the new student process, life at Faith, and much more.

  • What to Wear: Dress for arrival and orientation is casual.
  • Area Hotels: We have arrangements with local hotels for special rates. Just mention that you are a guest of Faith Baptist Bible College when you make your reservation.
    • Sleep Inn & Suites, Ankeny
      $89 Standard Room (two queens or one king); $95 King Suite
      Book here or call (515) 964-5909
    • Comfort Inn, Ankeny
      $90 plus taxes for a King/Double Queen Room
      Book here or call (515) 965-8400
    • Homewood Suites, Ankeny
      $115 for a Studio Suite
      Call (515) 963-0006
  • A greater selection of Ankeny hotels can be found here. We encourage advanced reservations as availability during this time may be limited.

Health Guidelines

We ask that you evaluate your own health before coming to campus. In order to attend orientation, please ensure the following:

  • You do not have any Covid-related symptoms (cough, headache, new loss of taste/smell).
  • You do not have a fever in excess of 100.4-degrees.
  • You have not been diagnosed with or been in contact with someone who has been diagnosed with Covid in the previous 14 days.


If you have any questions, feel free to contact either the Admissions Department or the Student Life Department.

Admissions Department                                                  Student Life Department

Call: 888.324.8448                                                             Call: 515.422.5651
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