The Ally Center is LBC | Capital’s hub for innovative academic services, resources, and accessibility by which each student can expand his or her potential for servant-ministry leadership.
The Ally Center’s premier services and resources are available to every Accelerated student at no additional cost.
The Lancaster Ally Center site offers one-on-one in person writing, strategic planning, content-specific academic coaching sessions. Rotating topical workshops, an extensive collection of print resources, and occasional community homework gatherings are available in person.
Teague Learning Commons (TLC), 5th Level
Monday – Thursday, 8 am–8 pm
Friday 8 am–5 pm
717.569.7071 ext. 5389
The Washington, D.C. Ally Center site facilitates personal academic coaching. Topical workshops are offered quarterly in addition to the annual Writing Boot Camp.
TLC Library, Mediascape Room
Monday – Thursday 2–6 pm.
Additional appointment times may be available upon request.
The Philadelphia Ally Center site offers mentoring for writing, planning, and content-specific academic coaching. Additionally, there are assorted English Brush Up (Writing Boot Camp) and skill-building workshops offered for students and instructors.
Computer Lab & Library
Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday: 12–6 pm
Wednesday 12–8:30 pm
Friday 12–4 pm
Appointments may vary according to course schedule and tutor availability.
215.329.5400 ext. 5753
Accessible from your location, the Ally Center Online provides personal academic coaching and writing appointments at flexible and convenient hours. Occasional workshops are live-streamed, and a variety of archived workshops and print resources are available on our resources & services page.
Visit the Ally Center’s online scheduling site to view available appointment times.
717.569.7071 ext. 5389
The Accuplacer test is a tool used after admission to the College to determine placement into LBC’s writing curriculum. The test is administered by the Ally Center. For more information on the Accuplacer and how to prepare, click here.
You will need to know your LBC username and password, the course you’d like to meet for, whether you would like an online or on-campus appointment, and either a 30-or 60-minute appointment.
Yes, visit our scheduling page and log in to view your upcoming appointments. Simply click on the “X” next to any appointment to cancel it. Please cancel the appointment no less than two hours prior to its designated start time.
Yes, first cancel your existing appointment following the steps under the “Can I cancel my appointment?” FAQ; then, schedule another appointment at a convenient time.
You may have up to three appointments in a week (not including study groups).
Your professor may require you to attend a Writing Center appointment for a particular assignment.
Your professor may require you to attend a Writing Center appointment for a particular writing assignment. Please note that your professor may designate a progress requirement to be completed before the session. The session will consist of a 30- or 60-minute one-on-one meeting with a peer writing mentor to go over your work.
If you have lost your scheduling privileges due to three missed appointments, please contact an Ally Center staff member to discuss regaining scheduling privileges.