Royal Nation and Admissions Regional Event: Des Moines 2018

Date Saturday, January 27, 2018
3 - 7 p.m.
Location Science Center of Iowa & Blank IMAX Dome Theater
Instructions for GuestsGet directions to the Science Center of Iowa & Blank IMAX Dome Theater: 401 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Pkwy Des Moines, IA 50309.
RegistrationOnline registration for this event is now closed. Please contact the Office of Alumni and Family Relations at 651.638.6462 or
SponsorsOffice of Admissions and Office of Alumni and Family Relations

Event Description

What happens when Bethel University celebrates both prospective students AND the greater Bethel family? We celebrate BIG! Join Bethel's Admissions and Alumni and Family Relations teams as they cohost this regional event. Guests will receive complimentary access to explore the Science Center of Iowa from 3 to 5 p.m. prior to the Admissions Regional Event (for prospective students and families) and the Royal Nation Event (for alumni, friends, and families--prospective students and their guests welcome too!).

Schedule of Events

3-5 p.m. | Complimentary admission to the science center

Admissions Regional Event
3:30-5 p.m. | John Deere Adventure Theatre
Join Bethel representatives to learn about what makes our Christian, academic community so unique. You will mingle with current students, staff, and faculty members; choose breakout sessions based on your interest areas; and have the chance to ask questions. This portion of the event is geared toward high school freshmen through seniors and their families. All students and their families are welcome to stick around afterwards for the Royal Nation event.

Royal Nation Event
5-7 p.m. | Founders Hall
Join us to hear from President Jay and Barb Barnes, alumni, current students, and special guest Dr. Wade Neiwert, professor of chemistry, as they share about what’s happening at Bethel. You won’t want to miss their updates on new academic programs, new facilities, and plans to continue growth as a university. We hope you can attend this special gathering as a Bethel community! It will be a wonderful time to connect with other Bethel alums, students, parents, and friends in the Des Moines area. Heavy appetizers will be served. Dress is casual. All ages are welcome.


Contact the Office of Alumni and Family Relations at 651.638.6462 or