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University Center and Student Activities

The Lankford Student Union was built in 1966 and is named after President Francis Greenfield Lankford.

The Student Union houses the following offices and spaces


If you would like to submit an advertisement for the weekly email or the table tents in the dining hall, see the

Weekly Email Submission Requests Guide.


 The Student Union has a variety of board games and outdoor activities for students, clubs, and organizations to borrow. Visit LUGameSignOut to view a list of games available and request a game for use.





Vendor Registration for Longwood University

If you would like to sell merchandise or promote your business on Longwood University Campus - please click here to register your date for selling your items.  An email will be sent to you with your confirmation of your sale.  Payment must be received 24 hours before vending on campus.  To pay for vending after you have received the confirmation, click here.  Any questions, please call 434-395-2103.


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  •  Family Weekend - September 16-18, 2016

    Oktoberfest – October 22, 2016

    Spring Weekend - April 7-8, 2017



We are hoping you will be able to join us at Longwood for Family Weekend 2016.  There are a variety of events taking place throughout the weekend and we feel there is truly something for everyone.

Please click here for a daily schedule of events.

  • Registration fee~ June 10 thru June 20- $20 per person
  • Registration fee ~ June 21 thru September 9- $25 per person
  • Registration fee ~ September 10-17 $35 per person
  • Children ages 6 to 12- $15
  • Children 5 and under- FREE
  • Guests 65 and older- $15
  • Friday Night Dinner- $8.50 (online) price increases to $10 on-site
  • Golf Tournament - $35 includes golf cart and breakfast
  • Wine Tasting and Reception -$20
  • Paint Party- $30
  • Saturday night entertainment featuring magician Mike Super- $5
  • Saturday Night Community Movie~ Captain America Civil War~FREE

This year we are happy to announce you can now register your family and guests for Family Weekend online using this link.

Registration fee is for guests only. Students are free with the exception of The Golf Tournament, Wine Tasting (only if student is over 21) and Paint Party.  Registration includes registration materials, continental breakfast, picnic lunch, afternoon activities, athletic events, workshops and more.



Student Union Hours

Summer Hours

Monday-Friday, 8:15am-5pm
Saturday and Sunday, Closed

*These hours are subject to change for conferences and special events.*

Regular Hours

  • M-F 8:15 A.M.-12:00 A.M.
  • Sat./Sun.- 12:00 P.M - 12:00AM
  • Hours are subject to change due to holidays, school breaks and inclement weather.

Get Involved

View the complete list of clubs and organizations at Longwood or learn more about featured student opportunities.


Lancer Link

Access your organization's information to update membership and/or officer information: