Bomb Threats

No Bomb Threat Should be Ignored

  • Do not panic. Stay calm.
  • Any person receiving a bomb threat over the phone should ask the caller:
    • When is the bomb going to explode?
    • Where is the bomb located?
    • What kind of bomb is it?
    • What does it look like?
    • Why did you place the bomb?
  • Keep talking to the caller as long as you can and record the following:
    • Time of call.
    • Age and gender of caller.
    • Speech pattern, accent, possible nationality.
    • Emotional state of caller.
    • Background noise.
  • Immediately notify the University Police:
    St. George Campus 416.978.2222
    Scarborough Campus 416.978.2222
    Mississauga Campus 905.828.5200

University Police will immediately conduct a bomb search with the assistance of employee volunteers who will be familiar with the area. If a suspicious object or potential bomb is located, the area will immediately be evacuated.