We look forward to having you back on campus!  Below are the information and necessary forms that must be read and completed before starting classes this fall.  Please have these forms done entirely by August 1, 2024. This will allow for a shortened registration time and enable moving into the dorms sooner after arrival.

Please read through each of the sections of the information carefully and complete each form.  A registration checklist is available for you to track your progress.  You will receive a confirmation email after the successful submission of each form.  If you have questions as you go through this page, please contact the Student Life Office (studentlife@faith.edu or 515.422.5651).

Fall 2024 Orientation Schedule

Registration Checklist

Fall 2024 When to Arrive

Financial Information

Populi Information

Explanation and Log-In Information: Populi is Faith’s information management system where you can view your student information, charges, financial aid, class schedule, and more under the “My Profile” tab. Once you have reserved your spot as a student, you will receive an email from Computer Services with login information. If you have not yet been accepted, you will receive your login information once you have been accepted.

Review Your Estimated Bill

Charges: A list of charges may be found in Populi under My Profile->Financial->By Term. Select the current term: Fall 2024 College*. The charges on your account are based on the number of credit hours for which you are pre-registered as well as any applicable fees. Charges may not appear on your account immediately after reserving your spot. If you have any questions about the charges on your account, please contact our Student Accounts Office (studentbilling@faith.edu).

Financial Aid: Financial Aid Information may be found in Populi under My Profile->Financial->By Term and also My Profile->Financial->Financial Aid. Once you have reserved your spot as a student and completed any additional paperwork from the Financial Aid Office, you will receive a Financial Aid Options Letter to inform you of the scholarships and/or loans for which you qualify. If you have not received a Financial Aid Options Letter or your financial awards information is not in Populi, please contact the Financial Aid Office (finaid@faith.edu).

Estimated Billing: An estimated billing statement for the semester may be found in Populi under My Profile->Financial->By Term: Fall 2024 College*->Print Statement. For the statement layout, select “DRAFT Estimated Charges Term Statement (Default)” to generate a PDF document with your estimated bill. Please note that both the charges and financial aid information must be on your account for this estimated bill to be accurate. Please take a moment to go view your estimated bill on your Populi account.

Returning Student Down Payment

Returning Student Down Payment

A down payment is required of all students who plan to enroll at Faith. Returning students are required to submit a down payment of $1,500 on their first-semester bill by August 1 to confirm their enrollment. Students will be unable to attend classes until the down payment has been paid. You may pay the down payment by:

  • Submitting a payment through your Populi account. Payments may be completed in Populi under My Profile->Financial->Dashboard, and by selecting the “Make a Payment” button located in the top right corner of the page.  You will not see a charge for your down payment, but you will enter the down payment amount at the bottom of the page.
  • Mailing a check to Faith Baptist Bible College Attn: Student Accounts 1900 NW 4th St. Ankeny, IA 50023. Please include the student’s name with your payment.

Make Your Returning Student Down Payment

Student Account Payment Plan

All school bills will be paid through the Student Accounts Office. There are two payment options:

  1. Paying the semester balance in full (charges minus financial aid and deposits) by the first two weeks of classes.
  2. Pay the entire year balance (charges minus financial aid and deposits) by automatic monthly payments. 

Student Account Payment Plan Form 

Please call Nancy Ellis for a payment plan consultation.  If you have any questions about payments or billing, please contact Student Accounts (studentbilling@faith.edu).

Health Services Information

Health History Update Form

In this form, all returning students are required to complete the Health History Update.

Health History Update Form 

Student Insurance Form

If you have any questions about any of the health services information required, please contact our Director of Health Services (nihartk@faith.edu, cell-515.210.8363).

Dining Services Information

Meal Plan Selection Form

FBBC&TS Dining Services functions as two distinct operations. Benson Dining Hall is the primary dining facility on campus and provides up to 19 meals per week, Monday through Sunday. Twigs Coffee Shop is a combination of coffee shop and convenience store, and it is located in the Nettleton Center/Student Center.

There are two meal plan options that students may chooseBoth plans will cost $2,095 per semester.

  • Full Plan – Up to 19 meals per week in Benson Dining Hall plus $100 cash equivalent to be used in Twigs Coffee Shop (required for all first-semester resident students)
  • Block Plan – 160 meals per semester in Benson Dining Hall and $350 cash equivalent to be used in Twigs Coffee Shop.

Contact Dining Services Office for Meal Plan Selection, 515.964.0601 ext. 252

Meal plan selections are renewed each semester. Students who use their cash equivalent prior to the end of the semester can add additional monies into their account at any time by contacting the Dining Services Office. Changes in meal plans may only be made through the first week of any semester.

Meal Plan Selection Form

Dining Service Information Page

Additional Student Information

Vehicle Registration Form

Every student who owns a motor vehicle must register the vehicle with the Security Department.

Vehicle Registration Form

Student Handbook and Statement of Purpose Form

We are so excited to have you as part of our 2024-25 student body! In order to make the most of this year, it’s important for all of us to have similar goals and a similar focus for the year. That is one of the benefits of our Student Handbook which puts all of our students on the same page and helps to produce an atmosphere that is conducive to spiritual growth. Written in the Student Handbook are five statements of purpose. We believe that these help us focus so that God can get the most out of us this year. Please review and sign this Statement of Purpose, which also contains Faith’s Internet/Network Agreement and a Media Agreement for the use of any pictures in publications that our Marketing and Communications Department would use.

Read the Student Handbook

Statement of Purpose Form

Emergency Notification Form

Computer and Technology Information

In today’s world of technology driven education, it is helpful to have the right equipment to help you succeed as a student. These links provide some additional information and technology recommendations for students.

FERPA Information

This release form allows us to discuss your information with the people that you name. Please note that parents, spouses, and church are already included in this form. If you do not wish to give these individuals access to your information, then uncheck the box for the appropriate parties. If you do not wish to give access to anyone, then please enter your name and your Social Security number, but leave the form unsigned. If you do not need to make any changes to your FERPA, you can skip this form.

FERPA Release Form

If you have any questions as you are completing your FERPA Form, please contact the Registrar’s Office (registrar@faith.edu). 

Human Resources Information


Human Resources Information (Optional)

Faith Baptist Bible College hires students to work in several departments on campus, and we would be happy to consider you for employment. If you are looking for an on-campus job, please complete the employment application and return it to the Human Resources Department.

Student Employment Opportunities

Contact Student Life

Have questions? Contact us, and a member of Student Life would be glad to answer your questions by phone or email.