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Longwood University

Educational Resources

Libraries

  • 331,538 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 4,804 current serial subscriptions.
  • 720,363 microforms.
  • 18,050 Audio/Visual items.
  • 32 e-books.

Museums & Art

Longwood Center for the Visual Arts

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are required to take a computer course.
  • Students are required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 350 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • 120 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 1,300 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 300 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 2,400 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 3,000 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance

Counseling

career, personal, academic, psychological, birth control, religious

Career

on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 69% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 3% of housing units are Singles.
  • 80% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 10% of housing units are Triples.
  • 7% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 11 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 73% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 65% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Spring Weekend, Oktoberfest
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, radio station, student government, student newspaper, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 125 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Delta Mu, Delta Psi Kappa, Kappa Delta Pi, Beta Gamma Sigma, Alpha Kappa Delta, Alpha Psi Omega, Beta Beta Beta, Delta Phi Alpha, Kappa Pi, Lambda Alpha Epsilon, Lambda Iota Tau, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Pi Delta Phi, Pi Kappa Delta, Pi Mu Epsilon, Psi Chi, Sigma Alpha Iota, Sigma Delta Pi, Sigma Pi Sigma
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Ambassadors, 4 Christ, Baptist Student Union, Catholic Campus Community, Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship, Crossroads, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, Jewish Student Organization, Latter Day Saints Student Association, Wesley Foundation
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) NAACP, Association of Black Students
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Jazz Band, Camerata Singers, Bicycle Club, Lancer Productions (Entertainment), The Tyrant (literary magazine), Mortar Board, Longwood Radio Association, CHI, Pinnacle, Student Government Association, String Ensemble
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Rotunda (daily)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Richmond, VA (65), Lynchburg, VA (55)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Richmond, VA (60)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Farmville (1)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • Not all students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 63% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 17% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 2,000
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 9 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 14% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 13 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 16% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited

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