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Order transcripts?

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There are several ways, depending on what you want.  See the options >>

 

Order a verification letter?

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Getting an enrollment verification letter is easy, just complete the Enrollment Verification Request Form and submit to the Registrar’s Office.

 

Check for holds on my account?

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  • Log on to my.longwood.edu.
  • Click the Student tab. 
  • Under Registration Tools, click:
     
    Registration Status
  • Under Select Term, click Submit.
  • You will see the following message:

    You have Holds which will prevent registration. 
  • At the bottom, center of the page, click the [View Holds] link.
  • Your hold definition will be displayed, along with the office to contact:

    Example List of Holds 

 

Add or drop a class?

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Be sure to check out important information about who is eligible to make schedule changes - see below*

  • Log on to my.longwood.edu.
  • Click the Student tab.
  • Under Registration Tools, click:

    Add or Drop Classes
  • In the Select Termdrop down menu, choose the appropriate term and click Submit.
  • Follow the given instructions as applicable:
    • To add a class, enter the Course Reference Number in the Add Classes section.
    • To drop a class, use the options available in the Action pull-down list.
    • To find the Course Reference Number, choose the Class Search link.

If the class is closed – complete the schedule change form (pdf) with the appropriate signatures and submit to the Registrar’s Office.

If you can’t drop a class because of a hold – contact the Registrar’s Office for assistance.

 

*Using Self Service Registration and Time Tickets:

  • New Students, New Transfer Students and Reenroll Students:
    • Register for classes during orientation. Once you check into orientation, a time ticket will be assigned. If you need to change a class prior after orientation, you need to contact your advisor or department chair.
  • Students who have earned 45 or fewer credits and Social Work Majors (regardless of credits earned), must obtain pin from advisor:
    • Meet with your advisor (sign up sheets available with advisor)
    • During Advisement Meeting review selected classes (reminder: have alternates)
    • Obtain pin number
    • Register for class via my.longwood when your assigned time ticket opens
  • Students who have earned 46 or more credits and are not Social Work Majors:
    • Speak with advisor to ensure you are on track for degree completion in four years
    • Layout course plan
    • Register for class via my.longwood when your assigned time ticket opens
  • Undeclared:
    • Must meet with your advisor in the University Career Center
    • Obtain pin number
    • Register for class via my.longwood when your assigned time ticket opens

 

Check my progress towards degree completion?

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Use our new degree audit tool, Degree Works.  See: http://blogs.longwood.edu/degreeworks/

 

Look for courses I need to register for that apply to a degree?

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Use our new degree audit tool, Degree Works.  See: http://blogs.longwood.edu/degreeworks/

 

View new academic requirements if I was to change my major or add a minor?

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Use our new degree audit tool, Degree Works. See: http://blogs.longwood.edu/degreeworks/

 

Check my grades when they are posted?

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They are typically available on my.longwood.edu about a week after finals.

Your grades are listed on your degree evaluation (Student tab > Registration Tools) or within the Student Grades window (Student tab > Student Grades). 

Student Grades Example

 

View my Longwood bill?

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  • Log on to my.longwood.edu.
  • Click the Student tab.
  • Under My Student Account, click:

    My Student Account
  • Scroll down to the bottom and click the button labeled "Click Here to View Your Account Information."

 

Make a payment to my account?

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  • Log on to my.longwood.edu.
  • Click the Student Tab.
  • Under My Student Account, click:

    My Student Account
  • Scroll down to the bottom and click the button labeled "Click Here to View Your Account Information."

 

Change my password?

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Use Cyphir, our self service system!
 

 

Replace my Lancer I.D.?

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See our the Lost ID Policy. 

 

View my financial aid awards and requirements?

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  • Log onto my.longwood.edu.
  • Click the Student tab.
  • Under My Financial Aid Account, click on one of the following links: 

    My Financial Aid Account Options (Awards, Requirements, Academic Progress Status) 

 

Estimate my tuition costs?

 

Apply for financial aid / FAFSA?

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It’s done online through the federal government.  Check out Longwood’s tips on applying for aid. 

 

Find and use the Longwood People Directory or A-Z Site Index?

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Both are at top of each Longwood website. With the People directory, you have two options: 1) search by name/department or 2) download the entire directory in a pdf.

 

Use the Center for Academic Success (Writing Center in Library)?

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Drop in during our open hours. Be sure to come prepared!

 

Learn to write a resume or plan for my internship?

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We have great resources on the University Career Center website and in Lancaster. 

 

Obtain a parking decal/hangtag?

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Instructions on how to order / reserve a parking decal can be found on the Parking Services website. Please note that freshman students are restricted from having a vehicle at Longwood except for special instances with prior approval.