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Arrival Information

International Students are encouraged to take advantage of the free transportation to Longwood University from Richmond International Airport (RIC) that is provided at the beginning of each semester. If you wish to use this transportation you must arrive at Richmond International Airport on the scheduled date and send your flight information to Patti Trent (trentpf@longwood.edu), Director of International Student Services, at least one month in advance. The 2013-2014 academic year schedule is below:

Fall 2013

Arrival: August 19

Departure: December 14

Spring 2014

Arrival: January 8

Departure: May 3

Important Notes:

  • You cannot arrive in the United States after the program start date on your I-20 or DS-2019 unless you receive a letter of approval from Longwood University!
  • You have a 30-day grace period after the end date listed on your DS-2019 (or 60 days if you have an I-20) during which you may remain in the United States on your student visa. 
Students on Campus

Taxi Information

If you do not arrive at Longwood University on the scheduled free transportation date, then you must make alternative arrangements for transportation. You may be picked up by a friend or family member, or you may hire a taxi to take you to Farmville.  However, please be advised that Longwood University is at least a one hour drive from Richmond International Airport, and that hiring a taxi will be very expensive.

Pay by cash or credit card

  • Public Cab Inc.
    Phone: (804) 248-0021

Pay by cash only

  • Metro Taxicab
    Phone: (804) 353-5000
  • Yellow Cab
    Phone: (804) 222-7300