Longwood University Student Government Association (SGA) Student Organization Categorizations: COHORTS

Longwood University Student Activity Fees for undergraduate students are assessed at $6 per undergraduate credit hour.

Based on an average of 15 credit hours per undergraduate student, the amount is $90/semester or $180/year.

Student/Campus Welfare Cohort

Organizations that directly benefit the Longwood campus. These organizations do not reflect the interests of anyone group and serve to benefit the campus as a whole.

Organizations Allocated
Ambassadors The Longwood Ambassadors is a volunteer, student service organization that assists the university in admissions, public relations, and alumni activities. The Ambassadors serve as hosts at official college events and conduct campus tours. $1,340.00
Elwood's Cabinet Managed and run by students, Elwood's Cabinet is a supplemental Food Pantry for all Longwood students. $1,000.00
Graduate Student Association The Graduate Student Association serves as the official voice for graduate students in terms of academics and student affairs. $14,000.00
Lancer Productions Lancer Productions, the student programming board, provides social, cultural, educational, and recreational programming. This student organization is a big part of Spring WEekend planning and execution. $152,569.12
Mortar Board The Geist Chapter of Mortar Board is a national honorary leadership scholarship and service fraternity. This student organization plans and manages Oktoberfest $103,290.00
RCL Advisory Board The Resident & Commuter Life student‐led Advisory Board builds a community among all students, both residential and commuter, by sponsoring, hosting and/or funding different programs and events. They also bring attention to different concerns or issues that affect the campus. $15,770.00
The Rotunda The Rotunda is a magazine, distributing 400 copies weekly. This student‐run organization also provides a website with over 2,000 views a week. $26,679.00
Senior Class Council Senior Class Council is a group of well‐rounded, diverse, and inclusive leaders who strive to make the Class of 2020 successful, as well as integrating students' thoughts and ideas into the study body as a whole. $11,660.00
Student Government Association SGA is the student governing body of Longwood University. The budget includes EPAA funds, allocated for educational programming when 3 or more student organizations collaborate. $83,366.00
The Big Event The Big Event at Longwood is the largest campus‐wide community service project at Longwood. Last year, over 600 students completed over 60 service jobs in the town of Farmville and surrounding communities. Service jobs include yard work, cleaning siding, painting, light construction, trash pickup and more. $2,775.00
Upchurch University Center Advisory Board The UUCAB plans and organizes student activities on and off-campus and advises on operations and policies in the Upchurch University Center. $9,400.00
WMLU WMLU is the music of Longwood University and Farmville, Virginia. It is a student‐run, non‐profit, non‐ commercial radio station broadcasting 24 hours a day at 250 watts. They oversee and manage the annual Band Fest $9,400.00

Academic/Scholastic Cohort

These organizations reflect the interests of groups directly related to a major or field of study. This also includes organizations that encompass the different colleges on campus.

Organizations Allocated
Lambda Alpha Epsilon LAE is the American Criminal Justice Association for Criminal Justice majors and minors who pursue the organization's goals to foster professionalism in the law enforcement field, agencies, issues, academia, and personnel gain through the brotherhood. $1,662.08
National Association for Music Educators The National Association for Music Educators (NAfME) is a student organization geared toward music education, furthering education in the community. $1,081.00
National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association The National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NSSLHA) is a pre‐professional membership association for students interested in the study of communication sciences and disorders. $1,110.00
Health & Physical Education Life HPE Life is the student organization for those involved in the Physical and Health Education Teacher Education Program. $3,150.00
Spanish Club This Spanish Club is intended for students that wish to expand their knowledge about the cultures and languages of Spanish speaking countries. $840.00

Club Sports Cohort

This encompasses those organizations that pursue athletic and other competitive interests. These groups fall under the aegis of the Sports Club Council (SCC). These groups must first be approved by SCC in order to be considered a Club Sport.

Organization Allocated
Sport Club Council The Sport Club Council serves 24 sports clubs and is an advisory board to the Director of Campus Recreation. They assist in the overall management of the Sport Club Program at Longwood University. $80,000.00

Greek Oversight Cohort

These organizations seek to oversee and enhance the social Greek system on campus.

Organizations Allocated
College Panhellenic Council The College Panhellenic Council is the body that governs the national sororities and1local sorority at Longwood University. These sororities include Alpha Beta Psi, Alpha Delta Pi, Alpha Gamma Delta, Alpha Sigma Alpha, Alpha Sigma Tau, Kappa Delta, Sigma Kappa, Sigma Sigma Sigma and Zeta Tau Alpha. $11,400.00
Gamma Rho Lambda The first and only all‐inclusive social sorority on Longwood's campus, welcoming any person who doesn't identify as a cisgender male to join a siblinghood of tolerance, diversity, unity, and trust. $1,330.00
Interfraternity Council The Interfraternity Council is the governing body for social recognized men's fraternities at Longwood University. $9,500.00
National Pan‐ Hellenic Council TheNational Pan‐HellenicCouncil, Incorporated(NPHC)is currently composed of nine(9)InternationalGreek letter Sororities and Fraternities: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc., Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. PhiBetaSigmaFraternity,Inc.andOmegaPsiPhiFraternity,Inc. Longwoodcurrentlyhas seven(7)of these chapters on campus. NPHCpromotes interaction through forums, meetings and other mediums for the exchange of information and engage in cooperative programming and initiatives through various activities and functions. $15,170.00
Order of Omega OrderofOmegais theGreekHonorSocietycomprisedof students whose goal is to recognize fraternity men and women who have attained a highstand of leadership. Encourage, Inspire, Unite, bring together and create are at the heart of the mission of Order of Omega. $3,525.00

Interest Groups Cohort

These organizations are created based on special interests in specific areas including but not limited to: culture, leadership, and activities.

Organizations Allocated
Advanced Singers ACDA The Longwood Advanced Singers/ ADCA Student Chapter is an organization that supports choral music and the choral ensembles at Longwood University. $5,500.00
All For Respecting Our Hair AFROH is a natural hair club, with the intention to embrace the uniqueness of afroͲtextured hair. They work to support students who have afroͲtextured hair and educate those who do not. $2,185.00
Alternative Breaks Alternative Breaks is a student organization that provides students an opportunity to engage in community service during spring/winter break. AB is a great way for students to explore social issues and discover new things about themselves through education and purposeful action. $14,000.00
B.A.S.I.C. Gospel Choir Brothers and Sisters in Christ (B.A.S.I.C.) Gospel Choir is a ministry of Longwood students who desire to spread the word of Jesus Christ to the community through their gift of song. Through their service and appearances in the community, it is the mission of the members to touch their community one heart at a time, one note at a time. $1,760.00
Big Siblings The Big Siblings program at Longwood University is dedicated to serving the area communities outside of Longwood with its commitment to touch the lives of children who may need encouragement and support otherwise offered by older siblings. They partner with a public school in Farmville, Prince Edward Elementary School. $1,410.00
Black Student Association BSA meets to discuss cultural and racial issues on campus, in the community, and around the world. They strive to promote diversity through our social and education programs. Their main goals are to Educate, Advocate, Connect, and Support. $1,750.00
Catholic Campus Ministry The Catholic Campus Ministry's primary mission is to serve and complement Longwood University and the town of Farmville in pursuit of faith, knowledge, and social justice, rooted in the traditions of the Catholic Church. In union with Longwood University, they are dedicated to the development of citizen leaders who are prepared to make positive contributions to the common good of society. Empowered by the Holy Spirit to participate in Christ's mission, they are called to the witness of the Truth of the Gospel. $1,153.00
Chi Alpha Chi Alpha is a campus ministry that strives to worship the Lord, delight in fellowship, and enjoy a SpiritͲfilled sermon. Chi Alpha seeks to offer outreach opportunities to those interested. $1,100.00
German Club The German Club is where students and faculty come and learn about German culture through different events while speaking and learning German along the way. $100.00
Global Leaders Longwood University's Global Leaders advocates and supports the international community on Longwood’s campus by providing social and academic mentoring to international students, and assisting the Office of International Affairs with study abroad and international student recruitment efforts. $2,410.00
Habitat for Humanity Habitat's vision is to give everyone a decent place to live and the mission it to put God's love into action by bringing people together and building homes, hope, and community. $4,750.00
Hispanic Latino Association HLA is a student organization open to all students to offer education, events, and activities to embrace the Hispanic Latino culture. $5,500.00
International Student Advisory Council ISAC is a committee of international students supporting international students and cultural awareness on campus. $4,680.00
Jewish Culture Club

The JCC seeks to promote education on a variety of topics related to Judaism
and to provide a place to celebrate the Jewish holidays.
The JCC also works with other organizations to promote religious understanding on campus.

Lancer Lunatics Lancer Lunatics are a group of students who share a love for Longwood Lancer Athletics.
By attending sporting events, they serve as the student section. The section, known as
"The Wood", provides athletic teams with a home atmosphere filled with positive support for athletes as well as the university as a whole.
Longwood Company of Dance The Longwood Company of Dancers is a group of students who share a common interest and appreciation for dance. The Longwood Company of Dancers hold annual performances for the community and campus as well as host occasional guest artists, and travel across the state and East Coast to perform. $10,950.00
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People NAACPNational Association for the Advancement of Colored People: Youth & College DivisionͲChapter at Longwood University. $1,600.00
Outdoor Club A group of students interested in and passionate about the outdoors and the activities conducted there, including such activities as hiking, canoeing, rock climbing, and backpacking. $5,980.00
Pre-Professional Health Society The Pre-Professional Health Society (PPHS) is an organization of students in the field of study for professional health. $99.00
Promise16 Promise 16 strives to offer an open and comfortable place for students to come together and support each other through challenges of mental health whether personal or universal. They also strive to provide a place to raise awareness about suicide and how to work at decreasing the number of people who take their own lives. $135.00
Public Relations Student Society of America PRSSA is an organization of students in the field of study in communications and public relations. $4,290.60
Relay for Life Celebrate, Remember, Fight Back is the motto of Relay for Life. This student organization strives to raise money for the American Cancer Society while planning a meaningful and fun event for the entire community to enjoy. $5,185.00
Young Life Young Life is a student organization with the goal of introducing community adolescents to Jesus Christ and helping them grown in their faith. $1,400.00