Archived Alerts (Inactive)
Notice: Upchurch is now reopened.
A dishwasher malfunction has set off alarms in Upchurch and the building evacuated. Please avoid until the building is cleared.
Update: Scene at Virginia St. has been cleared. Police: no ongoing threat to campus safety.
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.
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.
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for Farmville. Please go to the tornado shelter area in your building.
Because of the impending storm system, Longwood will close at 2 p.m. today. Please travel safely if you plan to leave campus.
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.
NOTICE: This is a statewide tornado drill. Please go to the designated tornado shelter area in the nearest building and await all-clear message.
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
-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.