Archived Alerts (Inactive)

Closing Announcement

Due to predicted inclement weather, Longwood Universty will close at 4 p.m. today, Wednesday, February 12, and remain closed on Thursday, Feb. 13. All activities scheduled after 4 p.m. today, with the exception of the men’s basketball game at 4 p.m., and all activities on Thursday are cancelled.

Facilities that will be open during this period are:

  • Lankford Student Union and Fitness Center: open until 10 p.m. Wednesday; open 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Thursday
  • Dorrill Dining Hall: open until 8 p.m. Wednesday; open 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday
  • Lancer Café: open until midnight Wednesday (depending on staffing); open 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Thursday (depending on staffing)
  • POD at Lancer Park: open until midnight Wednesday; open 1 p.m.-midnight Thursday
  • Greenwood Library will be open until 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12. Current plans are for the library also to be open from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, but those plans could change if weather conditions worsen. For the latest information about library hours for Thursday, Feb. 13, check the library’s website or Facebook page.

For up-to-date dining hours, visit:

FAB Services: Due to the slick roads, FAB services will suspend operation at 4:30 p.m. today, Wednesday, February 12, and will not operate on Thursday, February 13, 2014.

A decision about opening or closing on Friday, Feb. 14, will be made by early afternoon Thursday, Feb. 13.

To allow streets to be cleared, anyone who has a car parked on the street should move his/her vehicle to any Longwood parking lot (other than Bristow) no later than 5 p.m. today. This includes students, faculty and staff.

All essential personnel should report based on instructions from their supervisors.

Crime Alert

The Longwood University Police Department has added a crime alert to its website at

Crime Alert

The Longwood University Police Department has added a crime alert to its website at

Fab Service

Due to inclement weather, Fab service will begin at 9:00 a.m.

Delayed Opening

Due to inclement weather conditions, Longwood University will open at 10 a.m. today (Wednesday, Jan. 29).

FAB stopping early

Attention FAB (Farmville Area Bus) system riders. Farmville has notified LUPD that the buses will be shutting down at 9 PM this evening due to weather.

FAB Campus Line

Due to the inclement weather and anticipated slick roads, the campus line for the FAB will be suspended at 4:00 p.m. today, Tuesday, January 21.

Early closing Tuesday and delayed opening Wednesday

Due to predicted hazardous weather conditions this afternoon (Tuesday, Jan. 21) and tomorrow morning, Longwood University will close at 2 p.m. today (Tuesday) and reopen at 10 a.m. tomorrow (Wednesday, Jan. 22).

Exceptions are the following essential services. Dorrill Dining Hall and all other food service locations will maintain normal hours. The Fitness Center and Greenwood Library will close at 10 p.m. Tuesday and reopen at 8 a.m. Wednesday. The Student Union will close at 10 p.m. Tuesday and reopen at 9 a.m. Wednesday. All other planned activities in the Student Union and elsewhere on campus are cancelled for Tuesday evening.

The add/drop deadline of 5 p.m. Jan. 21 remains unchanged. (more info)

Weather Notification

After a careful review of current weather conditions and the forecast for tonight and tomorrow morning, Longwood University administration has decided that all regularly scheduled activities for today, Sunday, Dec. 8, and tomorrow, Monday, Dec. 9, will proceed as usual with the following exceptions:

  • The 3 p.m. Sunday performance of “Love Letters” has been CANCELLED.
  • Late-night Breakfast set for tonight, Sunday, has been CANCELLED.

Anyone traveling to campus today or tomorrow should monitor weather conditions in their areas and exercise the appropriate caution. The university urges everyone to be safe.

Mourning the Loss of a Student: A Message from President Reveley

It is with great sadness that I must inform you of the death of one of our students, Fitzhugh Gordon Samuel, who died sometime Tuesday evening or early this morning in his residence at Lancer Park. Fitz was a senior theatre major from Falls Church, Va.

At this time, the cause of death is unclear, but there is no evidence of foul play. The Longwood University Police Department is handling the investigation.

Our heartfelt condolences go out to Fitz’s family and friends. I know we all mourn with them the loss of such a promising young man and vital member of the Longwood community.

Lancer strong,