Orientation 2014

It’s finally here! After months of preparation, we are excited to welcome the new and returning students back to Faith. We have another great class of new students from across the United States and from several countries.


Click on the links below for the orientation schedule for new students and for returning students. Parents of new students, check your schedule in the box below. Our weekend concludes with a Surf and Turf extravaganza on Saturday night. 


We are looking forward to having all of you on campus soon!


If you have any questions about the orientation weekend, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at 1-515-964-0601, ext. 265. We’ll see you in a few days.


New Student Orientation Schedule


Returning Student Orientation Schedule

Parents of New Students Orientation Schedule

Thursday, August 22

1:00–5:00 p.m.

Check In/Registration

Nettleton Center

5:30–6:15 p.m.


Benson Hall

*Families are welcome.  Cost for dinner is $7 per person for those not on the meal plan. 

6:30–7:00 p.m.

Welcome Session

Nettleton 103-105

7:00-7:20 p.m.

The Heart of Faith 

Nettleton 103-105


7:20–8:40 p.m.

Parent Session

Nettleton 103-105

Friday, August 23

8:00–8:30 a.m.


Nettleton 103-105

8:30 –9:00 a.m. 

Making Sense of Student Finances

Nettleton 103-105

9:00–9:30 a.m.

Technology and Your Student

Nettleton 103-105

9:30–10:00 a.m.



10:00–10:30 a.m.

Helping Your Student Pick a Church

Nettleton 103-105

10:30–11:00 a.m.

Understanding Campus Life

Nettleton 103-105

11:00 a.m.

Coping with Your Student in College

Nettleton 103-105


Faith Hosts Mission Agency Conferences

July 14-18, July 28-August 1

Faith will host the Continental Baptist Missions family conference and the North American missionaries of Baptist Mid-Mission.