New Lancer Days

During your first four days at Longwood, you'll have the chance to meet fellow freshmen as well as some other friendly Lancers that know the ropes.

We'll answer your questions, prepare you for challenges and tell you about all of the helpful resources available to you at Longwood.

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The Answer Book

Everything you need to know, and then some!

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The Answer Book


  • First Year Advocates

    April 23, 2020

    The class of 2023 said these individuals helped them in ways no one else did.

  • Advice to future freshmen

    August 01, 2019

    Longwood Sophomore Brooklynn Weissenfluh offers some advice for future Freshman.

  • Freshmen coaching groups find success in trial run

    January 17, 2019

    Sixty groups, led by faculty and staff coaches and built around shared interests, provide the kind of mentoring support that has long been one of Longwood’s trademarks.

  • Brandon Mills, second year peer mentor and Liberal Studies major

    What is a Peer Mentor

    April 24, 2017

    Learn more about the role of our Peer Mentors.

  • Hand holding money and plant shoot

    Here Comes Your Bill!

    April 18, 2017

    Hello, Longwood parents! As you prepare to send your new Lancers away for the best four years of their lives, we'd like to provide some helpful information about billing and your students' accounts.

Lancers Tell All

These Lancers have answers!

Read about their experiences and how to make life at Longwood work for you.

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From freshman year through senior year, we have the resources and information your family will need to stay up to date about what's happening at Longwood.

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