Archived Alerts (Inactive)

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,

LU Police investigating incident at Lancer Park

Longwood Police are investigating an incident at Lancer Park that occurred sometime before 8:25 a.m. today, Wednesday, Dec. 3, at LancerPark. There is no threat to faculty, staff or students. More details will be provided as they become available.

All Clear

All clear at Longwood. Resume normal activities, no further action is required.

Earthquake Shakeout Day

10/17 is Earthquake shakeout Day. In a real event, simply drop down, take cover under a sturdy item, protect your head and hold on.

Test Notice

This is a test of the Text Alert System, no further action is required.

Update Regarding Accidental Shooting

At approximately 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15, the Farmville Police Department along with the Longwood Police Department responded to the 500 block of High Street following a 911 call. Upon arrival it was determined that Longwood student Jacob E. Richardson, 22, while showing a personally owned firearm to a friend, Kathleen N. Battle, 21, also a Longwood student, accidentally discharged the firearm causing a bullet wound to her leg. She was transported to Centra Southside Community Hospital with a non-life-threatening injury. Farmville police are handling the investigation. There is no ongoing threat.

Notice Regarding Accidental Shooting

Two Longwood students were involved in what appears to be an accidental shooting off campus Sunday night. The student who was injured was transported to Centra Southside Community Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. There is no danger to any other students.  More details will be provided as soon as they are available.