Bomb threats may be received by telephone, e-mail, or letter.
- If you receive a bomb threat, remain calm and obtain as much information as possible:
- Time and date reported
- How reported
- Exact words used
- Exact location of the bomb
- When it is going to explode
- What kind of bomb it is
- Why it was placed there
- Description of the caller
- Tone of Voice
- Any speech problems?
- Background noise?
- Immediately call 911.
- Then contact Campus Safety or your campus emergency contact.
- Provide them with all the information that you received, specifically the location
and the time the bomb is supposed to explode.
- If the threat was made by writing, do not handle the letter or note any more than
- Do not touch or move and unfamiliar objects, and wait for police to arrive on the
- The Provost or his/her designee will make all decisions regarding cancellation of