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How to Register for Base Camp

Base Camp registration is done on a site called Community. During your time as a student at Anderson you will use Community to get connected with Student Organizations, sign up for events and a whole lot more. You will need your Anderson University email log in information to access Community. If you need to find that information click here for instructions.

Click here for detailed instructions on how to register.

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Base Camp Registration FAQ

Question: When I log into community I only see five sessions, I don't see the one I'm looking for!

When you log into community you will need to click on "Groups" at the top and then under the "New Students" group click "events". You will see all Base Camp Sessions listed there and you should be able to proceed registering for any of the 9 sessions that are still open. Be sure to reference the directions on the Summer Orientation "How To Register" page when registering.

Question: How do I add my parents or other guests to the registration.

Be sure that you are not using Internet Explorer as your web browser otherwise the additional registration does not load.

Once you choose the student registration "ticket" you will see a click option appear to add "Companion Registrations". Click that button and you will be able to add as many additional guests as you would like.

This link has step by step directions for the registration process including adding guests.

Question: How do I change the date of my registration?

Go back into community and register for the new date you wish to attend Base Camp. Then, send student activities an email letting us know which date you need to cancel. We'll take care of that on the backend of the program. Our email is

Question: I forgot to add my mom/dad/grandma/some other guest to my registration. What do I do!?

Please send your name along with any additional guests to Student Activities and we will add them for you. (Our email is

Question: I don't know my username and/or password?

If you need to look up your AU username you can go to this site: This will provide you with your username and your student ID number. All accounts are set with a default password that is your student ID number followed by @au. So for example, if your ID number were 000123456 then your password would be: "000123456@au" until you change it.

Question: What happens at Base Camp?

We have a full schedule of sessions and activities for students and parents during Base Camp. A current draft of the schedule is available on the website for you to view at any time!

Question: I can't attend any of the June dates. What do I do?

Please call (864-231-2107) or email ( as soon as possible and we will talk with you about arrangements for a Make Up Base Camp Date.

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