Bomb Threat
Bomb Threat
Campus Security or emergency responders will assess the threat and act in the best interest of the campus community.

In the Event of a Suspicious Package:
  • If visible, DO NOT HANDLE THE OBJECT.
  • Immediately call Campus Security at 713-525-3888.
  • Security will contact the local authorities.
  • Quickly evacuate. Do not touch or move anything in the room.
  • Stay as far away from the building as possible, at least 300 feet.
  • Do not return to an evacuated building unless told to do so by a University official.

Bomb Treat by Phone Procedure:

  • Stay calm and keep the caller on the line. Ask questions about the location and time of detonation of the bomb. See the Bomb Threat Questionnaire.
  • Listen for background noise to determine where the caller is located.
  • Immediately call Campus Security at 713-525-3888. Security will notify university authorities, local police department and others who can help in evacuation.
  • Local authorities will conduct the bomb search.
  • Do not return to an evacuated building unless told to do so by a University official.

View the phone procedure checklist.

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The University of St. Thomas is committed to the safety and security of all community members and visitors. The University received a $245,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Education to create a comprehensive plan to develop, review, improve and fully integrate campus-based all-hazards emergency management and business continuity plans. The campus community should “Be Aware, Be Prepared and Take Action!”

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University of St. Thomas
Emergency and Safety Services
3800 Montrose Blvd.
Houston, TX 77006
Email: safety@stthom.edu
Phone: 713-525-3888