The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for Farmville. Please go to the tornado shelter area in your building.

Longwood closing early today

Campus community,

Because of the impending storm system, Longwood will close at 2 p.m. today. Please travel safely if you plan to leave campus.

Today’s storm forecast

Campus community,

Ahead of today's impending storm system, the National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for Prince Edward County. As a precaution, cars that are parked in flood-prone areas, particularly the Virginia Street lot behind Midtown Landings, should be moved to either the Putney St. lot or the upper Wynne tiers. Commuters who typically park in the Virginia Street lot should also park in the upper Wynne tiers, and will not be ticketed.

Forecasts are calling for periods of heavy wind and rain this afternoon and evening. Please be safe on campus or if you are traveling. For weather updates, please visit to the National Weather Service's site at
Inclement Weather
Weather Policy Q&A
Read the Q&A about Longwood’s inclement weather policy.
Safety Tips
View the winter weather safety tips to stay safe during ice and snow season.
Hurricane Preparedness
Read FEMA's information on hurricane preparedness.
In the event of a major emergency, let others know you're safe by using the #SafeAtLongwood hashtag on your public social media accounts. During a major crisis, cell service might be down. This is one way you can let friends and family know you're safe.
Phone Numbers
  • Emergency:
    Dial 9-1-1
  • Campus Police:
    (434) 395-2091
  • Farmville Emergency Communications Center:
    (434) 392-3332
  • Information Hotline:
    (434) 395-2000
  • Student Health & Wellness:
    (434) 395-2102
  • Technology Help Desk:
    (434) 395-4357 (HELP)
  • Public Relations:
    (434) 395-2020