A_LAB Writing Center FAQs

What does the A_LAB Writing Center offer?

The A_LAB Writing Center offers Oglethorpe students free, one-on-one tutoring session swith fellow student writers trained to consult on writing assignments in any discipline and at any stage of the writing process.

When are writing tutors available?

Log in to Accudemia at https://oglethorpe.accudemia.net/login and select “Writing CenterOnline.”

How do I schedule a writing tutoring session?

Visit Accudemia at https://oglethorpe.accudemia.net/login to view writing tutor availability and schedule an appointment. For the Fall 2020 semester, all sessions will occur via Zoom.

How do I prepare for a writing tutoring session?

The best way to prepare for your writing tutoring session is by bringing your prompt, draft, and specific questions with you.

Who do I contact if I need to cancel my appointment?

Log in to Accudemia and navigate to the appointment that you would like to cancel and click the “Cancel” button at the top. If you would instead like to reschedule the appointment, then click “Reschedule” and follow the provided directions.

I am having trouble logging into Accudemia. Who should I contact?

If you are having trouble logging into Accudemia, please email tutoring@oglethorpe.edu.

If I do not have access to Zoom, how else can I attend a tutoring session?

All tutoring and SI sessions will be hosted remotely via Zoom. Please email tutoring@oglethorpe.edu and helpdesk@oglethorpe.edu for assistance. You can also visit the Zoom Help Center here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us.

How do I join a Zoom meeting?

Each instructor will have a personal meeting ID (PMI) for each Zoom meeting. You can find this PMI by logging in to Accudemia and viewing your upcoming appointments. You must schedule an appointment in order to view the PMI.  When the time comes for you to join your session, please click on the Zoom link located within Accudemia to open your Zoom session. For assistance, please email tutoring@oglethorpe.edu or helpdesk@oglethorpe.edu.