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The purpose of the Longwood Village FAQ is to answer common questions that students may have regarding the changes that have been made for this community for the 2014-2015 academic year. Those students with questions that are not listed in the FAQ, should contact the RCL office by calling 434-395-2080 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Will current Longwood Village residents be eligible to squat their apartment during the registration process?
Yes, current Longwood Village residents can squat their apartment to return to the same apartment unit for the 2014-2015 academic year. In order to squat an apartment, students must be able to fill the apartment to full occupancy. Therefore only groups of 4 students are able to register or squat a Longwood Village apartment.
Which bedroom in the Longwood Village apartment will be double occupancy?
The "C" bedroom will be designated as double occupancy. The student housing gateway will label the "C" bedroom as double occupancy to make it clear to students that this is the double occupancy room.
Will Longwood Village residents that participate in squatting and return to the same bedroom for the 2014-2015 academic year be able to participate in summer storage?
Those students that squat the "A" or "B" bedroom can participate in summer storage. Those students that squat the "C" bedroom are not able to participate in summer storage due to the work that will need to take place over the summer to prepare these bedrooms for double occupancy.
Has the housing rate been determined for the Longwood Village double rooms?
The double room at Longwood Village will be at a reduced rate and the housing rate will be less than the Longwood Village single bedrooms.
Click on the link below to view the Longwood Village double room rate.
What furnishings will be provided in the Longwood Village double rooms?
Each student will receive the following furnishings in the double room:
Extra Long Twin sized bed with mattress, Desk and Chair, and Dresser. Each bedroom will have a shared closet.
*Please note: As with all of the apartment communities, lofts are not permitted in the double room.*
Will each student be provided with internet access?
Yes, each student will be able to connect to the internet within the apartment unit.
Where is cable provided within the apartment unit?
Each bedroom will have one cable outlet and there is a cable outlet in the living room.
Will students be able to preview the set-up of the double rooms at Longwood Village?
The RCL office would like to give students the opportunity to preview the double room set-up prior to housing registration. On Monday, February 3rd and Tuesday, February 4th from 1pm to 5pm a showroom will be available for students to tour. Any student interested in viewing the showroom should go to Longwood Village apartment 100G during these designated times. RCL staff will be on site and available to answer questions at the showroom.
What amenities are provided at Longwood Village?
Each apartment is equipped with a full-kitchen and includes a dishwasher. In addition, there is a washer and dryer unit in each apartment unit. The living room is furnished with couches, end tables, coffee table, and TV stand. Additional amenities are located in the Longwood Village Clubhouse. Please visit the Longwood Village community page to learn more. Longwood Village Webpage
Are students assigned to live at Longwood Village able to park at Longwood Village?
Yes, students assigned to Longwood Village are eligible to register for a parking pass to park at Longwood Village.
Is there transportation from Longwood Village to campus for students that do not wish to drive or do not have a vehicle?
Yes, the Farmville Area Bus (FAB) has a direct line from Longwood Village to main campus and from main campus to Longwood Village. There is no cost for students to ride the FAB. Click on the link below to view the 2013-2014 bus schedule.