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If you observe a suspicious object or potential bomb on campus, do not touch the object. Clear the area and immediately call 9-1-1 first then University Police at 777-3491.
For a bomb threat, immediately call 9-1-1 then notify University Police at 777-3491. Any person receiving a phone call bomb threat should obtain the following information from the caller:
- When is the bomb going to explode?
- Where is the bomb located?
- What kind of bomb is it?
- What does the bomb look like?
- Why did you place the bomb?
Keep talking to the caller as long as possible and record the following:
- Time of the call.
- Age and sex of the caller.
- Speech pattern, accent, possible nationality, etc.
- Emotional state of the caller.
- Background noise.
Do not activate the building alarm. Do not touch suspicious objects. Do not open cabinets, drawers, or closets. Do not turn lights or office equipment on or off.
Due to the special nature of a bomb threat, evacuation procedures, rally points, and gathering sites for evacuees are restricted and have not been provided.
When University Police arrive, follow their instructions exactly. Law enforcement personnel will conduct a detailed bomb search.
Important: In the case of a bomb threat, only the President of the University or designee has the authority to evacuate a facility or part of a facility, or to enter or remain in an evacuated facility. Deans, department heads, faculty, or staff may not order evacuation or remain in or enter an evacuated facility.
For more information, view the Homeland Security Bomb Threat Checklist.