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201 High St
Farmville , Virginia 23909

Disability Resource Office

Accessibility Resources Office
Brock Hall
201 High St
Farmville, Virginia 23909
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About Longwood University

Longwood University, located in Farmville, Virginia, is a prestigious public university known for its commitment to providing a high-quality education and fostering an inclusive and vibrant learning community. With a history dating back to 1839, Longwood University continues to grow and thrive as a leading institution in the region, attracting students from all across the United States.

Situated in the picturesque town of Farmville, Longwood University offers students the unique opportunity to immerse themselves in a close-knit community while still being within reach of larger cities. Farmville’s charming Main Street, lined with local shops, restaurants, and historical landmarks, provides a welcoming atmosphere for students to explore and engage with the local community.

One defining feature of Longwood University is its strong emphasis on accessibility. With a four-year accessibility score of 1, the university prioritizes creating an environment that is inclusive and accommodating to individuals with disabilities. This commitment is evident in the campus infrastructure, where numerous accessible facilities and accommodations are readily available to ensure that all students have equal access to education and campus resources.

Longwood University prides itself on offering a wide range of academic programs designed to meet the diverse interests and career goals of its students. From the arts and sciences to business, education, and health sciences, there are numerous majors and minors to choose from. The faculty members at Longwood University are renowned for their expertise and dedication to teaching, providing students with a supportive and intellectually stimulating learning environment.

Beyond academics, Longwood University offers a vibrant student life experience. There are various student organizations and clubs catering to different interests, allowing students to pursue their passions outside the classroom and build lasting friendships. The university also hosts a rich calendar of events and activities, including guest speakers, cultural events, and athletic competitions, providing students with ample opportunities to engage in extracurricular activities and make the most of their college experience.

Sports play an important role in the Longwood University community, with the university’s athletic teams known as the Lancers. Competing in the NCAA Division I and participating in the Big South Conference, the Lancers excel in various sports, including basketball, baseball, field hockey, and soccer. Supporting the Lancers at games and events fosters a strong sense of school spirit and pride among students, faculty, and alumni.

Longwood University also places a strong emphasis on civic engagement and community service. Through various initiatives and partnerships, students are encouraged to give back to their community and make a positive impact. This commitment to service aligns with the university’s core values and provides students with valuable opportunities for personal growth and leadership development.

In conclusion, Longwood University is an exceptional institution that combines academic rigor, inclusivity, and community engagement. With its picturesque location in Farmville, Virginia, students have the opportunity to create lasting memories while pursuing their educational and personal goals. Whether it is in the classroom, on the field, or within the surrounding community, Longwood University offers a transformative college experience that prepares students for success in their chosen endeavors.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

      • Notetaking Assistance
      • Exam Accomodations
      • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
      • Scribe Services
      • Qualified Readers
      • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)
      • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters
      • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)

      Services Provided

          • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
          • Priority Enrollment
          • Reduced courseload
          • Medical leave
          • Residence Hall Accommodations

          Campus Accessibility

          Accessible Level

              • Student Health Services
              • Mental Health Support Services
              • The library(ies)
              • Institution Online Platforms
              • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
              • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
              • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
              • Entertainment and Event Facilities
              • On-Campus Transit
              • Close Off-Campus Transit
              • Student Housing
              • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)

              Services Provided

                  • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
                  • Service and Emotional Support Animals
                  • Study Abroad Program Accommodations
                  • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations