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The Payroll Office is responsible for ensuring that all employees of the University are paid timely and accurately while maintaining compliance with federal, state and University regulations and policies. 


Full-Time Faculty & Staff Payroll

Faculty, Administrative and Professional, and Classified employees are paid on a semi-monthly basis at Longwood University, with paydays falling on the 1st and 16th of the month. When the 1st or the 16th falls on a weekend or holiday, payday is usually the last business day before the weekend or a holiday.

Wage Payroll

Wage employees are paid on an hourly basis and are limited to working 1,500 hours per year, which is calculated as the 365-day period beginning on the wage employee's first day of employment. Individuals employed in an hourly wage capacity at Longwood are paid on a semi-monthly basis.  Work periods are the 1st through the 15th and the 16th through the end of the month. Wage employees must turn in hourly time cards by the submission deadline in order to receive a check on the scheduled pay date.  Hours submitted after the deadline will be included on the next scheduled payday.



 Student Payroll

Student payroll time cards are to be turned in to the Payroll Office once a month. Students are paid 20th of the month except in the summer. Time cards must be signed by the students and the authorized supervisor.

The Academic & Career Advising Center is responsible for managing information regarding student employment opportunities and working with employment managers, and acting as a liaison with the University Accounting Operations office.



Additional Payroll Information

  • Moving & Relocation- Longwood University may offer reimbursement for moving and relocation expenses for select new administrative and faculty positions. To insure that you receive the maximum reimbursement to which you are entitled, please contact the Longwood University Payroll Office at 434.395.2261. Longwood University follows the State moving and relocation guidelines(pdf).
  • Garnishment of Wages - Upon receipt of legal documentation, the University is required by law to withhold monies from an employee's wages to satisfy certain debts, referred to as involuntary deductions. Employees should also receive prior notification of a debt collection by the issuing court or authorized agency. 
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