Bomb Threat

Bomb threats usually come by telephone. If you receive a bomb threat call, remain calm and obtain as much information as possible from the caller.

  • When will the bomb explode?
  • What kind of bomb is it?
  • What will cause it to explode?
  • Where is it right now?
  • What does it look like?
  • Did you place the bomb?
  • Who placed the bomb?
  • Why did they place the bomb?
  • What is your address?
  • What is your name?
  • Notify the UGA Police at 911 immediately to give the information you have obtained. Describe the caller’s voice, any background noises you heard, and the exact wording of the message.
  • Notify your supervisor, a building representative and/or the Dean’s Office at the building where you are located.
  • Do not touch suspicious packages. Be sure to inform the UGA Police of any suspicious packages, items or people in the area.
  • Follow instructions from the Building Safety and Security Representative and the first responders in regards to evacuation assembly areas.

Bomb Threat Call Procedures for Athens Campus

Bomb Threat Call Procedures for Gwinnett Campus

Bomb Threat Call Procedures for Griffin Campus

Emergency Preparedness is Everyone’s Responsibility