Tue. Jul 5th, 2022

Someone called Baltimore University and said there was a bomb on campus, Coppin State spokeswoman Angela Galeano told CNN.

The threat was immediately reported to campus police, Galeano said.

A message on the university’s website said all classes would be online Tuesday.

“If you’re on campus, please, shelter in place and wait for further instructions,” the message read. “Emergency officials are evaluating campus and we will provide updates as soon as possible.”

Mississippi Valley State University

The university said a bomb threat was received through its guardhouse early Tuesday morning.

“MVSU is currently closed and campus police are conducting a full investigation,” reads a Facebook post from the university.

“School officials are working with local emergency services to investigate and determine the extent of the threat.”

Tuition will be remote Tuesday, and the university is asking all students on campus to stay in their dormitories. Only significant staff will be allowed on campus, MVSU said.

Alcorn State University

The University of Lorman, Mississippi, received “an anonymous bomb threat,” Alcorn State wrote on its website Tuesday.

“We advise all students to shelter in place,” the message read. “Faculty and staff should not show up for work until further notice.”

Tougaloo College

The college in Tougaloo, Mississippi, also received a bomb threat, according to a message on its website.

“Because of today’s bomb threat, the campus will function virtually,” the statement said.

“Even though the campus has been cleared, for security reasons there will be no personal classes / activities, and staff and students should not commute to campus. All faculties and staff will work externally today.”

Morgan State University

Morgan State University is a historic black research university in Baltimore.
“Due to a bomb threat, access to the campus will be closed as the university is collaborating with emergency personnel to assess the situation,” University of Baltimore tweeted Tuesday morning.

“Everyone on campus should shelter in place until further notice. All instruction will be remote and all staff should telecommute,” Morgan State added.

Significant employees will be contacted by their supervisor for further guidance. “

Jackson State University

“Jackson State University received a bomb threat this morning at 4:15 p.m.,” tweeted the University of Mississippi Tuesday.

“The Jackson Police Department and the JSU Department of Public Safety have swept across campus and found the threat unfounded. A whole-clarity has been issued.”

Kentucky State University

“Due to a bomb threat made earlier this morning, Tuesday, February 1, 2022, @KyStateU is in lockdown status,” tweeted the University of Frankfurt Tuesday.

“The university is working with emergency personnel to evaluate the situation. The university’s operations will be suspended for the time being and access to campus limited at present.”

Fort Valley State University

The University of Fort Valley, Georgia, is closed after receiving notification of a bomb threat, FVSU tweeted Tuesday.

“Law enforcement is in the process of investigating. Campus is currently closed. Housing students remain in dormitories,” the university said. “Examined students and staff should NOT sign up for campus until further notice. Campus operations are suspended for the day.”

Howard University

The University of Washington, DC, has responded to bomb threats for the second day in a row.

Howard, Southern University and other HBCUs receive bomb threats
“The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) and the Howard University Department of Police have issued an ‘ALL CLEAR’ in the investigation of a bomb threat made this morning around 2:55 p.m.” Howard University tweeted Tuesday morning.

“The Shelter-In-Place Directive has been repealed.”

On January 5, at least three HBCUs, including Howard University, received bomb threats. Nothing was found on any of the campuses that received threats, university officials said.

Xavier University

The University of New Orleans is cooperating with the authorities after receiving a bomb threat, Xavier tweeted Tuesday morning.

“Campus will be secluded until 12 noon today. Housing students should stay in their rooms until further notice,” the university tweeted. “Continue to monitor official university channels.”

University of the District of Columbia

The university received a bomb threat before 3 a.m. Tuesday, CNN-affiliated WJLA reported.

Spelman College

The college in Atlanta received a bomb threat overnight, CNN-affiliated WGCL reported.

Atlanta police responded to Spelman around 6 p.m. 3 Tuesday, and an investigation was launched, the WGCL reported. Atlanta police have since returned the case to campus police.

Edward Waters University

“With immediate effect, all personal activities, classes, and surgeries, including all meetings and athletic training, have been canceled so far,” said the University of Jacksonville, Florida. tweeted early Tuesday morning.

“The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office has been notified and is on campus to investigate this matter. Stay tuned to the EWU’s website, email and social media accounts for more information as it becomes available.”

CNN’s Shawn Nottingham and Tina Burnside contributed to this report.


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