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New student email (from IT)

From: User Support Services
Sent: Tuesday, April 7, 2020 8:17 AM
Subject: Longwood University Account Information

Welcome new Longwood student!

Below you will find your LancerNet ID, Longwood ID number, and Longwood email address. Also included in this email are instructions for activation of your LancerNet and Longwood Live Mail accounts. It is important that you begin to actively monitor your Longwood email, as this is the method that University offices and faculty will use to communicate important information to you.

Any use of your LancerNet ID constitutes your acknowledgement and understanding that you are subject to all Longwood University policies including, but not limited to, the Acceptable Use of Information Technology Resources and Systems Policy and the Student Handbook.  The Information Technology policies can be found at–departments/information-security/policies–procedures/. The Student Handbook is available at

You will use the myLongwood web portal to access your student account and financial aid information, class schedule, grades and many other important Longwood resources. The portal is available at You will use your LancerNet ID and password to log on to the myLongwood portal.


  1. Activate your LancerNet and Longwood Live Mail accounts (provided below) via CYPHIR at
  2. Click on “I am a new student and need to activate my LancerNet ID and Live Mail accounts”.
  3. Enter your LancerNet ID and click Submit.
  4. Enter your birthdate
  5. An email with instructions to create your LancerNet password will be sent to the personal email address that you have on file at the University. (Information regarding this account will be displayed on the  CYPHIR screed upon entering your birth date.)
  6. You may access your Longwood Live Mail account via the Lancer Dashboard at Click on Lancer Dashboard (at the top right of the screen) and then choose Live Mail. You will be prompted to enter your Microsoft ID which is your entire email address (located at the bottom of this email) and your password. Your initial email password is the first eight characters of the LancerNet password that you created. You will be prompted to create a new email password the first time that you log on to the email system.

If you have questions, please do not hesitate to call User Support Services at (434) 395-4357.  We will do our best in making your entry into the University environment a positive experience.



Kimberly C. Redford
Director, User Support Services
Information Technology Services
Longwood University

LancerNet ID: wallerbd
Longwood E-Mail Address:
Longwood ID: L12345678