Threat Assessment and Intervention 1012

Description: Preserving the safety and security of our faculty, staff and students is a top priority for Longwood University and one that requires vigilance, communication, and coordination. The purpose of this policy is to provide a framework for threat assessment, as well as intervention designed to reduce the risk of violence.

Owner: Student Affairs


Emergencies on Campus 3302

Description: When a health emergency occurs at Longwood University, notify the Rescue Squad and University police simultaneously. Emergencies occurring in classrooms, offices, residential halls, Longwood facilities, or grounds should be referred to the Emergency Room at Southside Community Hospital at all times.

Owner: Student Affairs


Health History 3304

Description: This policy is designed to comport with Section 23-25 of the Code of Virginia in regard to full-time students enrolled at Longwood for the first time. These students must have a health history which consists of a complete immunization record, including tuberculosis screening, on file with Student Health and Wellness.

Owner: Student Affairs


Psychological Emergency 3305

Description: Longwood University aims to maintain the safety of individual students, as well as the community. Psychological emergencies include, but are not limited to, situations where a student attempts suicide, makes a threat or gesture of suicide, harms or attempts to harm themselves, or undergoes severe psychological distress. Faculty, staff, and students are expected to follow these procedures when there is a psychological emergency.

Owner: Student Affairs


Bicycle, Skateboard, In-line Skates, and Scooter 3401

Description: This policy is to ensure the safe operation of bicycles, skateboards, in-line skates, and scooters (not to include motorized scooters used by persons with disabilities) on the Longwood campus. This policy is also intended to protect Longwood property by prohibiting activity inherently destructive.

Owner: Student Affairs


Emergency Closings 3402

Description: This policy concerns the operation of Longwood (classes, academic services, and administrative operations) at its academic campus in Farmville, Virginia, as well as other off-campus locations in the affected geographic areas.

Owner: Student Affairs


Room Entry Search and Seizure 3407

Description: Students can expect to have a reasonable degree of privacy in their rooms and suites and in the community at large. However, when circumstances warrant it, Longwood staff are authorized to enter a student's room utilizing a master key. Circumstances warranting entry relate to safety, security, health, legal or campus disciplinary concerns. Students are expected to cooperate with those conducting a search and/or carrying out their duties associated with room entry.

Owner: Student Affairs


Weapons On Campus 3409

Description: The purpose of this policy is to establish rules and procedures for the limited authorization of the possession and storage of weapons on campus.

Owner: Student Affairs


Timely Warning 3412

Description: It is the responsibility of the Longwood University Police Department (LUPD) to notify the university community in a timely manner when a reported crime or incident occurs on or near the university campus which represents an ongoing or serious threat to the university community.

Owner: Student Affairs


Missing Student Notification 3413

Description: To establish guidelines which describe the investigation of missing persons and making appropriate entries into VCIN and NCIC and to the Residential Education Coordinator (REC) on-call.

Owner: Student Affairs


Threat Reporting

Description: The purpose of this procedure is to provide guidance to individuals in the reporting of threat or a perceived threat.

Owner: Student Affairs


Campus Security Authority 3414

Description: The purpose of this policy is to identify all individuals whose job functions meet the requirements established by the “Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998” (commonly referred to as the “Clery Act”) to be designated as a campus security authority. Campus security authorities are required to report alleged Clery Act crimes that they witness or are reported to them to the Longwood University Police Department.

Owner: Student Affairs


Advertising and Posting 1001

Description: This policy establishes requirements for the display and/or posting of items in the public area (e.g. the bulletin boards, entranceways, lawn signs, etc.) on campus.

Owner: Student Affairs


Freedom of Expression Policy 1017

Description: This policy is structured to assure equal opportunity for all persons, to preserve order within the campus community, to protect and to preserve University property, and to provide a secure environment to individuals exercising freedom of expression.

Owner: Student Affairs