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First Year Experience and Family Programs

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  • Immunization Form

    An immunization form completed by a primary care provider or a health department clinician is required for all incoming full time students. We highly recommend that you bring the completed form to your Orientation & Registration session where our staff can collect and review the form. Please click here for more information and to download a copy of the form.  

    Please note: All information must be transcribed onto the specific Longwood form provided at the link above.

  • 2015 November Pillar Edition 

    Parents and Families:
    Want to stay up to date with what is happening at Longwood?

    The Pillar is an online Parent & Family Newsletter published quarterly by the Office of First Year Experience and Family Programs. Click here for more information.




    The 2015-2016 Answer Book

    Students receive their hard copy of The Answer Book at Orientation. This publication is very useful for students and families alike as they embark on the transition to Longwood and continue through the first year. Click here for more information. The 2016-2017 Answer Book will be posted online in March 2016.


  • Peer Mentors 2014

     What Is A Peer Mentor?

    Peer Mentors are sophomore, junior, or senior students who are assigned to with with incoming students during Orientation and New Lancer Days. Peer Mentors also co-instruct the LSEM 100 course for new students. Peer Mentors are campus experts about everythibng at Longwood. They look forward to getting to know you and helping you navigate your first year at Longwood! Current students should click HERE if you are interested in applying to be a Peer Mentor.



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We are so excited that you have chosen Longwood University to continue your education! We hope your semester is off to a great start!

The Office of First Year Experience and Family Programs is not only responsible for all Orientation programs and New Lancer Days but also ensuring you have the best possible experience during your first year at Longwood and beyond. Never hesitate to contact us with questions or concerns...we are here to help!


Please note that Longwood University will be closed November 25-27. All offices will resume normal operating hours on Monday, November 30.

Longwood University will also close on Monday, December 21 and will reopen on the morning of Monday, January 4 for winter break.


Having Trouble With Account Passwords?

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Don't worry!

The Longwood HELP Desk can help you access or reset your user credentials for your mylongwood account and your Live Mail account. Please note that these two systems have separate usernames and passwords.

Contact the HELP Desk at 434-395-HELP (4357) or helpdesk@longwood.edu.

Don't let this problem delay you from registering for Orientation!



Housing Assignments

If you have any questions about the housing assignment process or your move-in date for January 2016 please contact the Office of Residential and Commuter Life at 434-395-2080 or e-mail housing@longwood.edu.

Summer Team 2012

Apply to be a Peer Mentor!

We are currently recruiting current Longwood students who are interested in being a 2016 Peer Mentor.

Interested applicants should plan to attend one of our upcoming Interest Meetings:

Monday, November 16, 2015
4:00pm in Hull 132

Thursday, November 19, 2015
6:00pm in Hull 132

Monday, November 23, 2015
4:00pm in Hull 132

Tuesday, December 1, 2015
6:00pm in Hull 132

NEW Peer Mentor Applicants should complete the Application and Google Doc by Friday, January 22, 2016:

New Applicant Application (.pdf)
New Applicant Application (.doc)
Google Doc

RETURNING Peer Mentor Applicants should complete the Application and Google Doc by Friday, January 22, 2016.

Returning Applicant Application (.pdf)
Returning Applicant Application (.doc)
Google Doc

PMs Orientation 2013 Peer Mentors with President Reveley on an Orientation day.