Top 3 Things to Remember

All students 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.

Masks are encouraged but not required on campus.

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SEMESTER AT A GLANCE


 

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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WELLNESS


Masks

Masks are encouraged but not required on campus.

Hygiene

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.

Self-Screening

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.

Online Check-In Link

Protective Measures

Six feet of social distancing will be established in all shared spaces including classrooms, dorm rooms, chapel, and the dining hall.

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.

 

Illness Reporting Procedure

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

Health Services

If isolation or quarantine is necessary, rooms, necessities, and meals will be provided.

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CLASSROOM GUIDELINES


Social Distancing

Classrooms have been arranged to allow social distancing for all classes.

Attendance

If a student is forced to miss class or Christian Service because of illness, attendance policies will be adapted on a case-by-case basis.

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DORM LIFE


Social Distancing

Dorm rooms and common areas have been set up to maintain six feet of social distancing. Students will not be permitted to rearrange their rooms.

Dorm devotions will be held in classrooms to promote more social distancing.

Disinfecting

Dorm rooms and bathrooms will have a thorough cleaning by the students each day. We are asking that students clean their rooms and bathroom with specific cleaners (see required list of cleaners).

A designated person will disinfect all common areas each night.

Traveling

Visitors will not be allowed to stay in the dorms for the spring semester.

Travel will not be permitted for the first two weeks of the semester, and students are encouraged to limit their departures from campus.

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Dining Services


“To-go” meals will be available for all students.

Guidelines

Students will be asked to use hand sanitizer before going through the buffet line. In addition, we are requiring students to use a new cup and dish each time they go through the line.

Protective Measures

The dining hall has been set to meet current social distancing guidelines for the state of Iowa. Plexiglass is installed on all buffet lines for additional protection. Employees will be wearing masks and have their temperature taken at every shift.

Contact Student Life

Have questions about what it is like to live on-campus at Faith? We would love to help!