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Academic Policies

University Catalogs

The University Undergraduate or Graduate catalogs govern all academic requirements and regulations for students taking Longwood University courses. These policies apply to all online students. For more information on course catalogs, please visit the Academic Affairs website.


Accommodations for Special Needs

In accordance with University policy, Longwood University shall make every effort to accommodate unique and special needs of students with respect to speech, hearing, vision, seating, or other disabilities.

It is the student's responsibility to notify Disability Services as soon as possible of requested accommodation.

To resolve course content problems, contact your instructor immediately or seek help from the Center for Academic Success.



  • Students in online courses must submit all assignments electronically via the course site on Canvas.
  • Students must keep copies of their assignments on their own computers.
  • All submitted assignments must be virus-free. The Longwood University system will strip infected attachments in both e-mail and Canvas and the instructor will NOT receive the file. It is the student's responsibility to ensure that files are free of viruses. If you suspect that your computer has a virus that could spread onto campus computers contact the Help Desk.


Fair Use Copyright

Students and faculty in online courses follow the University policy on copyright and fair use.


Intellectual Property

Students in online courses must abide by Longwood University's Intellectual Property Policy.


Student Privacy

By enrolling in an online course at Longwood University, students agree that their work will be available to other members of the course unless otherwise indicated in the syllabus. Student work may not be used outside the course itself without the express written permission of the student. See also Longwood University's Privacy Statement.