Update as of 4 p.m.
Humboldt State University’s Founders Hall and Van Matre Hall have been reopened after a bomb threat prompted the evacuation and closure of the two buildings. The area is now safe to occupy.
The University Police Department completed a sweep of the two buildings at approximately 3 p.m. and discovered no items believed to be a bomb. An on-going investigation is underway and people in the area should remain on alert. Any items out of ordinary can be reported immediately to University Police at (707) 826-5555.
Information regarding class cancellations and rescheduling is forthcoming. More information will be posted on their website and on 826-INFO as it becomes available.
Monday, March 28, 2011 - 11:54 a.m. via HSU Police and the campus website:
Founders Hall, Van Matre Building Closed
Founders Hall and the Van Matre Building are CLOSED to all persons until further notice due to a bomb threat. All classes and activities in this area have been cancelled.
The University Police Department is investigating a bomb threat in that area. The University has closed this area as a precaution.
Persons in this area of the campus should be cautious of anyone or anything suspicious. Anyone in the area should evacuate if it appears safe to do so.