Signature Events for Alumni & Friends at Longwood

The Office of Alumni and Career Services is dedicated to providing exciting on-campus events for alumni, friends and families to celebrate, reminisce with classmates and enjoy the feeling of being back at the alma mater. Throughout the year we will continually update this page when more information becomes available about each event. 



Alumni Family Day

Held annually during Winter Break in early January, Alumni Family Game Day is an opportunity for Longwood alumni to bring children of all ages to enjoy a day of festivities on campus. This year's Family Game Day will be on January 6, 2018.

Alumni Indoor Tailgate

The Longwood Fitness Center transforms to a giant indoor tailgate party in preparation for an afternoon of Longwood men's basketball. 

We'll have all of the following ready for you when you arrive on campus

- Great Food
- Tailgate Music
- Longwood Cornhole
- Inflatable Bounce Houses
- Photobooth
- Spirit Station equipped with temporary tattoos, sign making, make your own ponytail ribbon, and much more!

The Longwood cheerleaders and Elwood help get the crowd ready for the big game!

Legacy Campus Tours

Alumni Family Game Day is a great opportunity to prospect students on campus! Come for the tailgate and basketball game, but also meet with the Admissions staff! Ambassadors are available to give tours, answer questions, and showcase why we all love Longwood. 

Mega Reunion Weekend 2018

May 11-13, 2018

All alumni between their 5th and 50th reunion years will be invited to this annual three-day spring mega reunion event honoring milestones every 5th year, with ten classes highlighted.

The weekend will include comprehensive programming including, faculty talks, mini-reunions for campus organizations, alumni color wars, and decade specific dinners to offer attendees the ability to sculpt a personal experience.

This year we honored the Classes of '68, '73, '78, '83, '88, '93, '98, '03, '08, '13. In addition, we welcomed the newest members of Longwood's family, the Class of 2018, to the alumni ranks. Pictures from the weekend can be found here or on our facebook page.

Next year we'll be celebrating classes ending in '4 and '9: Classes of '69, '74, '79, '84, '89, '94, '99, '04, '09, '14, and the Class of 2019!

Joan of Arc Celebration - September 28-29, 2018

The Joan of Arc Celebration is a new unique, signature event to the annual calendar where we honor reunion classes celebrating their 55th, 60th, 65th, and 70th reunions in a special event open to all alumnae that have already celebrated their 50th reunion. The Joan of Arc Celebration will provide a unique opportunity to spend time with classmates, enjoy a welcome back at the Farmville Train Station, and Family Style dining in Blackwell Ballroom.

September 28-29, 2018 we will be honoring the graduating classes of '63, '58, '53, and '48. All alumnae and friends graduating in '67 and before are encouraged to attend.