Sign Up For Email / Text Alerts

Longwood employee and student emails are already part of the system, but cell phone numbers are not included. Below are instructions for using the system:

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For faculty/staff:

  • Your username is the same as your email, without the suffix. (e.g. = username: doejj
  • Your password, until you log in and change it, is your L Number.

For students:

  • Your username is your LancerNet ID (the ID you use to log into MyLongwood).
  • Your password, until you log in and change it, is your L Number.

For all others:

  • Use the username and password you created when you signed up.

To sign up a new account:

Once you have successfully logged in, you may enter a mobile phone number to receive SMS alerts and additional email addresses.

You can change your password at any time under the “Account” tab at the top of the page.

Please contact with questions or concerns.

Note: you may opt out of the alert system by emailing

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Phone Numbers
  • Emergency:
    Dial 9-1-1
  • Campus Police:
    (434) 395-2091
  • Farmville Emergency Communications Center:
    (434) 392-3332
  • Information Hotline:
    (434) 395-2000
  • Student Health & Wellness:
    (434) 395-2102
  • Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS)
    (434) 395-2409
  • Technology Help Desk:
    (434) 395-4357 (HELP)
  • Public Relations:
    (434) 395-2020