If you observe a suspicious object or potential bomb on campus, do not touch the object. Clear the area and immediately call 9-1-1 first then the Safety Office at 701-845-7710.

For a bomb threat, immediately call 9-1-1 then notify the Safety Office at 701-845-7710. Any person receiving a phone call bomb threat should obtain the following information from the caller:
  • When is the bomb going to explode?
  • Where is the bomb located?
  • What kind of bomb is it?
  • What does the bomb look like?
  • Why did you place the bomb?
Try to keep the caller on the line as long as possible and record the following information during the call:
  • Time of the call.
  • Age and sex of the caller.
  • Speech pattern, accent, possible nationality, etc.
  • Emotional state of the caller.
  • Background noise.
Do not activate the building alarm. Do not touch suspicious objects. Do not open cabinets, drawers, or closets. Do not turn lights or office equipment on or off.

If evacuation is required, you will be informed of the location and evacuation information at that time.

When Law Enforcement arrives, follow their instructions exactly. Trained professionals will perform a search and other required actions.