Emergency Preparedness

Suspicious Mail or Packages

If you receive a suspicious piece of mail or package:

A.    Immediately inform University Police.

B.    Under no circumstances should the mail or package be handled or opened.  University Police or other emergency personnel will determine what steps to take.

C.    All persons handling the package or mail should be identified.  If a communicable substance is believed to be involved, all individuals who have been in the vicinity of the mail or package should be identified or isolated.  It is also necessary to identify individuals after exposure to the mail or package and isolate them.

D.    The senior administrator or designee will make the decision to evacuate the building.