Finances & Billing
Longwood University has modernized its billing and payment methods by utilizing an electronic billing and payment solution, TouchNet Ebill. This online based payment system eliminates paper bills and allows for quick and easy management of student accounts. Your student may designate authorized users to access their account and make payments on their behalf. Learn more
Face it College isn’t cheap. You know it and so does Longwood. That’s why we encourage your participation in various federal, state or local financial aid programs. There is money out there for you and your student to fund their future, so don’t be afraid to take advantage.
Financial aid tends to be a major source of anxiety and confusion for students and parents. We have tried our best to demystify the process and help you understand and know all there is to financial aid. Learn more
Scholarships at Longwood are offered from a wide range of resources and based on academic success and/or financial need. The Financial Aid Office provides information and counseling to all Longwood students on the various forms of financial assistance available, including scholarships.
Helping Your Student With Their Finances
Practical Money Skills for Students
Longwood University strives to help students learn about money management and develop the skills it takes to make responsible spending decisions today and long into the future, which includes:
- Recognizing the importance of handling money wisely
- Learning and understanding basic money management skills
- Evaluating personal spending habits
- Developing money management goals and
- Learning to spot signs of potential financial trouble.
The following resources offer students these valuable financial life skills:
- Practical Money Skills for Life Lesson Plans by Capital One
- WiseBorrower Tutorials by Access Group, Inc
- Money Management Brochures by SunTrust
- Financial Literacy Online by National Student Loan Program
- Financial Awareness Basics for Undergrads by Education Credit Management Corporation
- CashCourse by National Endowment for Financial Education
Your student needs to be aware of their credit score and understand what affects it. Bad credit isn’t fun and is hard to restore, so help get your student started off right and refer them to this helpful guide by myFICO (pdf).