Emergency Procedures - BOMB THREAT

If you receive a bomb threat by telephone:

  1. In a calm voice, try to obtain as much information as possible about the bomb and the caller by using the Bomb Threat Checklist located on the following page.
  2. Call 9-1-1 immediately and provide them with what information you have received.
  3. Call campus security at extension 6175 immediately.
  4. Inform your supervisor and/or department head.
  5. If instructed to evacuate, walk quickly to the nearest marked stairwell and alert others to do the same.
  6. Do not us elevators. Move to another building a safe distance away.
  7. Do not reenter the building until authorization to do so is issued by campus security or the proper authorities.

Bomb Threat received by Mail:

  1. Do not handle the envelope or package.
  2. Leave the area immediately.
  3. Notify campus security immediately at extension 6175.
  4. Inform your supervisor and/or department head.
  5. If instructed to evacuate, walk quickly to the nearest marked stairwell and alert others to do the same.
  6. Do not us elevators. Move to another building a safe distance away.
  7. Do not reenter the building until authorization to do so is issued by campus security or the proper authorities.