• If you observe a suspicious object or potential bomb on campus DO NOT HANDLE, TOUCH OR MOVE THE OBJECT! Clear the area and immediately call 911.
• Any person receiving a bomb threat should attempt to gain as much information from the caller as possible:
• The exact location of bomb (building, floor, room, etc.)
• The time the bomb is set to go off
• The kind of bomb, timing device, etc.
• Keep talking to the caller as long as possible and record the following:
• Date and time of the call
• Speech pattern, accent, distinguishing characteristics
• Background noise
• Critical statements made by the caller
• Immediately notify the police department at 911.
• If the threat of an explosion is imminent, evacuate the building. Activate the fire alarm.
• DO NOT USE THE ELEVATORS. DO NOT PANIC.
• Once outside, move to a clear area at least 500 feet away from the affected building or suspicious object. Stay off walkways and streets to allow for emergency vehicles and crews.
• DO NOT RETURN TO AN EVACUATED BUILDING unless authorized by police.
PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES:
If persons with disabilities cannot safely evacuate, assist them to a safe location near a building exit and notify emergency personnel of their location. REFER ALSO TO “BUILDING EVACUATION FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES”.