Orientation Weekend

Event date: August 22-24, 2019

Welcome to Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary!
We are looking forward to having you on campus this fall!

When to Arrive

Tuesday, August 13 Dining Services Students
Thursday, August 15 Fall Student Athletes*
Saturday-Sunday  August 17-18 Module Students
Wednesday, August 21 Room Leaders and SA Officers
Thursday, August 22 New Students
 Saturday, August 24 Returning Students
More detailed versions of the new student and the returning student arrival schedules are also available.
*Students athletes should register here.

Parents and Families

We are so glad to have you on campus! We hope you enjoy your stay as you get your student settled in!
We have some special sessions planned just for you as parents! See our Parent Schedule for more details!
Looking for meal options while you are here?  For on-campus options, check out the details of menus, costs, and hours on our Dining Services page. For off-campus options, here is a list of restaurants in the area.
Wondering where to stay? Check out our list of Ankeny area hotels who offer discounted rates with Faith.

Frequently Asked Questions

What does the schedule look like for Orientation Weekend? View our full schedules for new students and returning students.
What should I bring to college? Look at our list of suggested items for you to bring with you to school.
What is the dress code? A summary dress code is listed here for you.  A more detailed list can be found in the student handbook.
What will my dorm room look like? Enjoy checking out our dorm room layouts. For ladies, there is an additional dorm layout for those in the 422 apartments.
Where can I find my forms and submit my down payment? All information and forms are also listed on Canvas.  Please submit all forms and down payments by August 1 on Canvas. If you are having trouble submitting them to Canvas, you can download the health history, student account, and FERPA release forms and mail them in, email the pdfs to Student Life, or bring them with you to orientation. 
Have more questions? We would love to help you!  View our additional Frequently Asked Questions for answers.

If you have any questions or have not received your login information for Canvas, please contact the Student Life Department at or call 515.422.5651.