Students and employees of North Dakota State University received notification of a bomb threat Friday morning and were evacuated off campus.
Students and employees received the following email:
“From: NDSU Campus Alert E-mail Notifications on behalf of NDSU Police Dept, NDSU
Sent: Friday, September 14, 2012 9:45 a.m.
Subject: EMERGENCY ALERT NOTIFICATION – THIS IS NOT A TEST
This is an emergency message from North Dakota State University.
NDSU is requiring all employees and students to leave campus by 10:15 a.m. This includes residence hall students, who, if necessary, should walk to locations off campus. This also includes the downtown buildings and agricultural facilities.
NDSU received a bomb threat, prompting this evacuation. UPDATES WILL FOLLOW.
Do not call local emergency numbers for further information in order to permit emergency lines to remain open for emergency calls. Updates to this announcement will be made when information becomes available. This message is authorized and transmitted by the University Police Communications Call Center.”
Campus has since reopened and the FBI is investigating the incident, according to the NDSU website.