Archived Alerts (Inactive)

Tornado Drill

DRILL: A tornado warning has been issued for Longwood. Go to the tornado shelter area in the nearest building and await an all clear message.

Tornado Drill

DRILL: A tornado warning has been issued for Longwood. Go to the tornado shelter area in the nearest building and await an all clear message.

All Clear

All Clear resume normal activity.

Alert: Tornado Warning

Be aware the National Weather Service has issued another tornado warning for Farmville, in effect until 5:30pm.

Alert: Tornado warning

Be aware the National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for Farmville, in effect until 4:30.

Closing Announcement

Longwood University is closed Monday, Feb. 15, due to inclement weather.

--Dorrill Dining Hall will open at 9 a.m.
--The Health & Fitness Center will open at 9 a.m.
--Greenwood Library will open at 10 a.m.

--Today's Chamber Music Series concert has been postponed to Tuesday, Feb. 16 at 12:30 p.m. in Wygal Recital Hall.

Delayed Opening

Due to inclement weather, Longwood University will open at 11 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 15. Affected campus services and events: --Dorrill Dining Hall will open at 9 a.m. --The Health & Fitness Center will open at 9 a.m. --Greenwood Library will open at 10 a.m. --Monday's Chamber Music Series concert has been postponed to Tuesday, Feb. 16 at 12:30 p.m. in the Wygal Recital Hall.

Notice: Cox Hall closed

Please be aware Cox Hall is temporarily closed while university and town crews work to resolve a water leak. All students who live in the residence hall are affected.

Closing Announcement

Longwood University will be closed on Monday, Jan. 25, due to weather conditions. Below are amended hours for campus facilities on Monday:
  • Dorrill Dining Hall will be open 11-2 and 4:30-7.
  • Lankford Student Union will be open from 12 noon-10.
  • Health & Fitness Center will be open from 10-8.
  • Greenwood Library will be open from 10-10.
  • Chick-fil-A, Moe's and the Barnes & Noble Cafe will be open from 11-9.
  • POD will be open from 12 noon-12 midnight.
  • FAB will run on a weekend schedule.

Notice Regarding Inclement Weather

Due to weather conditions, Longwood University will be closed on Friday, Jan. 22. Below are amended hours for campus facilities through the weekend.
  • Dorrill Dining Hall will open from 11-2 and 4:30-7 all weekend.
  • Lankford Student Union will open from 10-9 on Friday and 12 noon-10 on Saturday and Sunday.
  • The Health & Fitness Center will open from 10-8 on Friday, 9-8 on Saturday and 1-10 on Sunday.
  • Greenwood Library will open from 10-5 on Friday and Saturday and 1-10 on Sunday.
More important information due to the inclement weather:
  • All Saturday graduate classes are canceled.
  • All admissions and Honors College events have been canceled or postponed.
  • The add/drop deadline has been extended to Wednesday, Jan. 27.
  • The FAB will NOT run on Saturday, Jan. 23 or Sunday, Jan 24.
  • The women's basketball game vs Liberty has moved to Sunday, Jan. 24 at 2 p.m.
  • The men's basketball game vs Winthrop has moved to Sunday, Jan. 24 at 5 p.m.
As this is the first time campus has been impacted by inclement weather, it is an appropriate juncture for an annual reminder on our weather policies and practices. First, please act in the best interest of your safety. This means wearing appropriate clothes (many layers, gloves, hats and appropriate footwear) when you go outside in the snow. Frostbite and hypothermia are serious issues, so please be sure to keep yourself warm. A helpful Q&A on our weather policy and decision-making process is available at http://alerts.longwood.edu/weather-policy-qa/