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All employees will complete a daily self-screening using the #campusclear app.

Please frequently check your school email for updates, as plans may be adjusted throughout the semester.

Faculty and staff are strongly encouraged to not eat in Benson Hall. If an employee chooses to eat in Benson, extra caution is strongly recommended.

Masks are encouraged but not required on campus.

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Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary plans to begin the spring semester, as scheduled, on Monday, January 11, 2021, and continue with our traditional spring calendar, with Spring Break occurring March 6-14, and the conclusion of the semester with Commencement on Friday, May 7. This is subject to change as new information becomes available.

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Masks are encouraged but not required on campus.


Please regularly wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds!

Signs will be posted across campus on how to stop the spread of illness, reminding us of proper handwashing procedures and other everyday protective measures.


Consistent with Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidance, students, employees, and visitors should stay home and not interact with others if they are ill. We will follow the IDPH flowchart for evaluating sick individuals on campus.

Daily temperature checks are not required. However, all students and employees will complete daily self-screening using the #campusclear app.

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Illness Reporting Procedure

Procedures are in place for students, faculty, and staff on how to contact the appropriate staff when the need arises.

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Protective Measures

Six feet of social distancing will be established in all shared spaces including classrooms and chapel.

Increased cleaning and disinfecting will occur in all common areas and high touch surface areas including doorknobs, light switches, bathroom fixtures, and desks/tables. Hand sanitizer will be available at the main entrances of all buildings and in all classrooms.

Plexiglass barriers have been installed in various locations around campus, including the Patten Hall Library, Bookstore, receptionist desks, and Benson Hall.


All campus visitors will go through a screening process before attending the events. Masks are encouraged but not required on campus.

For athletic events, masks will be required for all in attendance, except athletes actively participating in the games. In addition, seating capacity will be reduced to 30% capacity (180 spectators) per event in the Nettleton Center. Doors will open 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. For additional guidelines to athletics events, click here.

By attending an event on campus, individuals are agreeing that you and anyone in your party:

  • has not had a persistent, dry cough.
  • has not had a headache.
  • has not been diagnosed with or had contact with someone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19 in the last 14 days.
  • has a NEW loss of taste or smell.
  • will take each person’s temperature before arriving to verify the absence of a fever (in excess of 100.4º).

If an individual cannot confirm that they are free from COVID-19 symptoms (see list above), they will be graciously asked to leave campus.

Faculty members are strongly encouraged to not attend indoor athletic events. A quality livestream for select events, including all games, will be available for those unable to attend in person.


Contact your department head with any questions you may have on the guidelines.