Visit Longwood and see our friendly, exciting campus in action.

Come Visit

Take a closer look at our not-too-big, not-too-small campus. There are several ways for you to experience how Longwood may be a great fit! Choose the visit that best fits your needs. 

 

 

Visit Opportunities

Rising or Current High School Seniors 

Lancer 360° Live – Experience life as a Lancer through a fun-filled day of activities designed with you in mind. Saturday and Sunday options available. 

Lancer 101 – Traditional campus visit that includes an admissions presentation and campus tour. Weekday and weekend options available. 

Lancer Summer Decision Days – Spend the day on campus and leave with an admission decision. Monday – Friday options available.

High School Juniors

Lancer Jumpstart – Get a head start on discovering that "just right" college fit!

Lancer 101 – Traditional campus visit that includes an admissions presentation and campus tour. Weekday and weekend options available.

High School Sophomores and younger

Lancer 101 – Traditional campus visit that includes an admissions presentation and campus tour. Weekday and weekend options available.

Transfer

Lancer 360° Live – Experience life as a Lancer through a fun-filled day of activities designed with you in mind.

Lancer 101 Transfer – Designed to answer specific questions about applying and enrolling as a transfer student.  Includes an admission presentation and campus tour.  

Group Visit

Lancer Herd – Special event for groups of 10 or more. Completely customizable. Monday – Friday options available.

Lancer 360° Live

Designed with you, the future Lancer in mind, Lancer 360° Live showcases academic and campus life activities you will experience as a Lancer. Speak with your dedicated admission and financial counselor, interact with other future Lancers, discuss major options with professors focused on your success, and tour campus led by a Lancer Ambassador.

  • Saturday, February 23, 2019 (registration opens January 2019)

Lancer 101

Weekday and weekend information session and tour.

Attend our 2-hour experience and discover “why Longwood” through an engaging presentation highlighting the admission process, majors, financial aid, and life as a Lancer. Each session is followed by a walking tour of campus led by a current Lancer! We encourage you to wear comfortable walking shoes and clothing as our tour covers a large majority of our 154-acre campus.

Lancer 101 is offered every weekday and select weekends except holidays, university closings, and special event days.

View the visit Calendar and schedule your visit to Longwood now!

Lancer 101 – Transfer Students

Designed to answer specific questions about applying and enrolling as a transfer student.  Includes an admission presentation and campus tour.   

 

Lancer Summer Decision Days (LSDD)

Why wait?  De-stress your senior year.   If you’re a rising high school senior and graduating, this event is for you! 

  • Choose a date (2019 dates will be announced in the spring)
  • Register
  • Complete your application
  • Submit your application fee/fee waiver

Finally, bring or send your high school transcript and test scores the day of your visit and get your admission decision at the end of the day!

If accepted, you will have until May 1 to commit to Longwood and secure your spot with the Longwood 23 incoming class. 

Sorry, International students and students interested in majoring in Nursing are not eligible to participate in LSDD.  

Questions?  Call (434) 395-2060.  Text (434) 607-7728.  Email admissions@longwood.edu.

Lancer Jumpstart

Your journey begins now to find the “just right” college fit! Attend Lancer Jumpstart to discover what “just right” feels like through engaging workshops, presentations, and Lancer-led activities.

  • Chance to win one of three $1,000 scholarships
  • Meet your dedicated, personal admission counselor and other future Lancers
  • Tour our not-too-big, not-too-small campus in a historic college town
  • Enjoy lunch on us and take home some cool swag
  • Receive an application fee waiver, a $50 savings

Thursday, May 23, 2019 (registration opens February 2019)

Register now for Lancer Jumpstart!

Lancer Herd

Groups are welcomed at Longwood! We work very closely with high schools and community organizations to create a tailored, engaging event for groups of college-bound students to visit campus. Your experience will include an admission and financial presentation, campus tour, and a customizable workshop or session of your choosing.   

To provide a memorable experience, please adhere to the group criteria listed below:  

  • Sophomore – Senior high school students.  
    • Unfortunately, we are unable to accommodate elementary and middle school groups at this time.
  • Group visitation request form must be completed and received 21 days or more prior to the scheduled visit.  
  • Groups should be a minimum of 10 and a maximum of 40 students, with one chaperone per 20 visiting students.  

Please complete the group visit request form    

Special Request

If you’re planning a visit and need any of the following, please call the Admissions Office to make arrangements:

  • Braille material: six weeks advance notice
  • Enlarged material: one-week advance notice
  • Sign language interpreter: six weeks advance notice
  • Limited transportation on campus: three business days advance notice

Questions?  Contact Aaron Sims, Admissions and Special Programs Counselor, (434) 395-4840.