Students are allowed to have an automobile on campus but must register the vehicle with college administration at the time of class registration. They must provide a valid driver’s license, proof of insurance, and registration for the automobile. All state laws must be obeyed in the operation of the vehicle. Students must notify the administration and their parents in the event of any accidents. Students are encouraged to have an automobile for travel around the Fort Dodge area. The college reserves the right to deny any student the privilege of operating an automobile on campus if its use is considered to be detrimental in any way to the student’s proper education or well-being.
We believe that the activities on campus, the dormitory life, and the entire program of the college require the full participation and cooperation of every student. College is always a wonderful experience for those who are involved and dedicated to the college program.
Attendance at our twice-a-week chapel services is required. Preachers and missionaries from across the nation and around the world as well as members of our faculty will preach the Word of God during these times.
College Choir is required for all HBBC students
Students will be given the opportunity to teach Sunday school classes, work on bus routes, participate in the music ministry, etc. Each of these opportunities will be under administrative supervision.
Every student must attend the Harvest Baptist Church. A student who is an active member of another local, fundamental Baptist church in this area prior to his acceptance at HBBC must first obtain special administrative approval in order to attend his/her home church while enrolled at HBBC.
Students are encouraged and given many opportunities to date while at HBBC. Freshman students will not be permitted to begin a courting relationship until their second semester.
Harvest Baptist Bible College will use a demerit system for disciplinary measures. Students will owe the college office $1 per demerit received.
Harvest Baptist Bible College requires all single young men and young women to live in the dormitories until the age of 25. All students will need to carry a minimum course load of 12 hours in order to live in the dormitories.
Each student is expected to furnish linens, pillow, bedspread, and blankets for a single bed. Each student should have an iron. Appliances such as televisions, hot plates, and electric skillets are not permitted. Radios, lamps, fans, sewing machines, computers, hairdryers, and electric razors may be used in the dormitories. Students are welcome to bring some items to decorate their rooms to make them comfortable. The administration reserves the right to require students to remove decorations that are not in compliance with the philosophy of this college.
Delicious, nutritious meals will be prepared and provided for all dormitory students.
Students are encouraged, but not required, to have hospitalization and medical insurance.
Each year, new music groups are formed by the students and will be given the opportunity to sing in chapel. Occasionally a group will be able to sing in a service at Harvest Baptist Church.
Students are encouraged, but not required, to have a job. Fort Dodge is filled with many different opportunities of employment for students
Socials and Special Events
Several times each semester there are college-wide activities to different locations. Activities can involve BBQs, picnics, skating, shopping days and other attractions within a 3-hour radius. In addition to these activities, the college hosts a banquet each semester.
Students will be required to be involved in a soul-winning ministry each week. All students attend Thursday afternoon soul-winning and are encouraged to be apart of a Saturday/Sunday outreach ministry
All students must attend classes and church services in proper attire. Men must attend classes in a shirt, tie and appropriate dress pants. Ladies must attend classes in a modest dress, or skirt and blouse. Students are not to wear denim to classes. Dress shoes must be worn to classes, chapel, and church. The complete student dress code is available upon request.
Students are responsible for studying on their own time. A study room is available on each dorm floor for students to use until midnight each day.