Suspicious package

Suspicious Letter or Package

If you receive a suspicious letter or package:

  • Handle with care
  • Don't shake or bump
  • Isolate and look for indicators
  • Don't open, smell, or taste
  • Treat it as suspect!!
  • Call 911 (9-911 from campus phone)

If a package or letter is open and/or a threat is identified:

For a bomb:

  • Evacuate immediately
  • Call 911 (9-911 from campus phone)

For Radiological

  • Limit exposure — don't handle
  • Evacuate area
  • Shield yourself from the object
  • Call 911 (9-911 from campus phone)

For Biological or Chemical

  • Isolate — don't handle
  • Call 911 (9-911 from campus phone)
  • Wash your hands with soap and water

Suspicious Substance in a Campus Building

  • Clear and isolate the contaminated area. Do not touch or disturb anything.
  • Call University Police at (979) 845-2345
  • Wash your hands with soap and water
  • Identify individuals who may have been exposed to the material
  • Do not leave premises until dismissed by authorities

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