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University Center and Student Activities

The Lankford Student Union was built in 1966 and is named after President Francis Greenfield Lankford.

The Student Union houses the following offices:


It also houses the Commuter Lounge, Lancer Cafe, Recreation Area, and Post Office.

 If you would like to submit an advertisement for the weekly email or the table tents in the dining hall - please email advertise@longwood.edu.

The Lankford Student Union and all programs sponsored by the office are open to Longwood University faculty, staff, and students.





 Vendor Registration for Longwood University

If you would like to sell merchandise or promote your business on Longwood University Campus - please click here to register your date for selling your items.  An email will be sent to you with your confirmation of your sale.  Payment must be received 24 hours before vending on campus.  To pay for vending after you have received the confirmation, click here.  Any questions, please call 434-395-2103.


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  • Save the Dates


    Rock the Block and Family Weekend, September 18-19, 2015
    Oktoberfest, October 2-3, 2015
    Spring Weekend,  April 15-16, 2016


Family Weekend 2015


Family Weekend 2015 will take place Friday September 18 thru Sunday September 20.
Please click here for details about registration costs and a daily schedule of events.
Please click here to register.


Shuttle for Fall Break

Need a ride home for Fall Break? We have a shuttle service that goes to Springfield Metro Station and Thomas Nelson Community College in the Tidewater area. The cost is $40 round trip. We will leave Longwood on Friday, October 9th at 4pm. We will pick you up on Tuesday, October 13th at 3pm at your designated area to return to campus. There will be no physical ticket that you will receive. You just need to be behind the Student Union by 3:45pm to get checked in and get on the bus. Use this link to purchase your ticket. Please call  Angela Seay at (434) 395-2103 or email seayar@longwood.edu if you have any questions or need further information.




Student Union Hours

  • M-F 8:15 A.M.-12:00 A.M.
  • Sat./Sun.- 12:00 P.M - 12:00AM
  • Hours are subject to change due to holidays and school breaks.

Get Involved

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