Archived Alerts (Inactive)

Incident on S. Virginia St.

Alert: Farmville police are actively investigating a report of gunshots near the intersection of Putney and Virginia streets. The suspects fled the scene and police do not believe there is an ongoing threat to campus safety. Police are looking for a two- or four-door gray Honda Accord with several passengers.

Notice: Hurricane Dorian awareness

Campus community,

As always with weather events, Longwood is closely monitoring the track of Hurricane Dorian as it moves up the coast. The most current National Weather Service forecast shows we may experience some rain and light wind gusts later this week if Dorian stays on its current trajectory.

Your email is automatically loaded into our weather and emergency alerts system, but to ensure we have correct and complete information, please take this opportunity to log in and check your account. Just go to longwood.omnilert.net and sign in. Once in, you can add a mobile phone number and check your email.

Students: Your username is your LancerNet ID (the login for MyLongwood). Your password, if you havent changed it, is your L Number.
Faculty and staff: Your username is the same as your email (minus the @longwood.edu suffix). Your password, if you havent changed it, is your L Number.
For all others: Use the username and password you created when you signed up.

Remember you can always find updated information about ongoing situations at alerts.longwood.edu.

Notification

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 www.weather.gov.

Notification

NOTICE: This is a statewide tornado drill. Please go to the designated tornado shelter area in the nearest building and await all-clear message.

Delayed Opening Announcement

Faculty, staff and students,

Longwood University will open at 12 noon tomorrow, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019.

Amended hours for on-campus facilities are:

-Dorrill Dining Hall: opening at 11 a.m.
-Upchurch University Center: 10 a.m. - midnight
-Upchurch Starbucks: opening at 8 a.m.
-FarmGrille, Panda Express, Au Bon Pain, Chick-fil-A: opening at 10:30 a.m.
-Moes: opening at 11 a.m.
-Health & Fitness Center: opening at 10 a.m.
-Greenwood Library: 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
-University Health Center: opening at noon

Additional notes:

-The Farmville Area Bus for the university will begin at 11 a.m.
-Students living in Longwood Village are asked to move their vehicles to the visitors parking area.
-Students living in Lancer Park are asked to move their vehicles to either the freshman or visitors parking areas.
-The career fair scheduled for Wednesday will be postponed.
-Online housing registration will take place as planned.

Delayed opening

Faculty, staff and students,

Longwood University will open at noon tomorrow, Monday, January 14.

Amended hours for on-campus facilities are:
-Dorrill Dining Hall: opening at 7 a.m., normal hours
-Upchurch University Center: open at 10 a.m.
-Upchurch Dining: normal hours
-Health & Fitness Center: Noon - 10 p.m.
-Greenwood Library: 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
-University Health Center: closed

FAB will begin operating at 10 a.m.

If you are traveling to campus tomorrow, please use the best judgment for your safety, and stay in touch with your supervisor or professors.

Winter weather move-in changes

Campus community,

Longwood is closely monitoring the winter weather that is forecast for the area this weekend, and understands that student travel back to campus may be impacted.

If you are concerned about travel during the weather, residence halls and apartment communities will be open beginning tomorrow, Friday, Jan. 11, at 1 p.m.

If you are a new student or a student conducting a mid-year room change and are planning on coming to campus on Friday, please arrive between 1-5 p.m. so we can issue your key and get you checked in.

If you are a non-enrolled student for spring semester and need to retrieve personal items, you may also arrive starting Friday at 1 p.m., or during the regularly scheduled times of 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Monday.

Please call Residence and Commuter Life at 434-395-2080 with questions or concerns.

Delayed opening on Wednesday

Faculty, staff and students,

Longwood University will open at 10 a.m. tomorrow, Wednesday, Dec. 12.