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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 payment information.  Payment must be received 24 hours before vending on campus.  Any questions, please call 434-395-2103.


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  •  Kings Dominion - Halloween Haunt

    The Student Union Advisory Board is sponsoring a trip to Kings Dominion for Halloween Haunt on October 25th. The cost per student will be $20. This includes the bus ride to and from the park and your ticket to get into the park. The bus will leave at 11am on 10/25 from behind the Student Union and then leave the park at closing time to come back. You will receive your ticket when you get to the park. You are on your own for meals. Any questions: covertal@longwood.edu

    Click here to register for the trip.

    Shuttles Home for Thanksgiving Break

    Need a ride home for Thanksgiving Break?  Sign up to ride the bus to Springfield Metro Station, Northern Virginia and Thomas Nelson Community College in the Tidewater Area.  The cost is $40 for the round trip.  The buses will leave Longwood (behind the Student Union) on November 25th at 4:00pm and then pick you up at your destination on November 30th at 3pm.  These times are subject to change due to traffic, weather, and other things beyond our control. Please remember that the bus will leave on time at each stop.  If you have any questions, please contact covertal@longwood.edu.


    Click here to register.


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.

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