All-Clear Given After St. Thomas University Bomb Threat Evacuation

The all-clear has been given at the University of St. Thomas after two bomb threats prompted school officials to clear the campus earlier today. The campus expects to reopen at 3:30 p.m.

The University of St. Thomas campus expects to reopen at 3:30 p.m., following bomb threats to the campus on Thursday, April 11, 2013, that have been cleared.

The Research Symposium will resume at 4 p.m.

Classes will resume at 5:30 p.m.

Residents may return at 3:30 p.m.

The University sent an all-clear notice to faculty, staff and students at 1:30.

St. Thomas received an email bomb threat for the Doherty Library early this morning, and a second threat was called in to Harris County Sherriff’s Office later in the morning for 3800 Montrose.

University President Dr. Robert Ivany said the safety of our campus community remains our priority.

“We have taken actions this morning to protect the community,” Ivany said. “Now that all university classrooms, offices and residence halls have been cleared, we will resume classes and activities at 3:30 p.m. The Houston Police Department responded and provided us great support.  Thank you also to the UST Security team, staff and faculty who worked to ensure the safety of our campus.”

 


1:30 p.m The all-clear has been given at the University of St. Thomas after two bomb threats prompted school officials to clear the campus earlier today.


updated at 10:30 a.m.: University of St. Thomas campus is closed until further notice after a bomb threat this morning. The threat came via e-mail and warned about a bomb in Doherty Library. HPD bomb-sniffing dogs are at the scene right now.


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