UPDATE (8/1 @ 3 p.m.) – A sweep of Fee Hall has been completed and there is no credible threat to campus.
EAST LANSING, Mich. — On Monday, Aug. 1, 2022, a bomb threat was reported at Fee Hall on the East Lansing campus at approximately 12:30 p.m. The person reported the threat by phone and gave specific information.
Officers responded within minutes and instructed everyone to evacuate Fee Hall immediately. We have determined this incident is related to other non-credible threats that have occurred on other college and university campuses across the country.
There is an increased police presence in the area, including K9s who are searching the building. Everyone has also been asked to report any unattended packages, suspicious activity, or persons to police.
Detectives with MSU Police and Public Safety are actively investigating this incident with our state and federal partners. Out of an abundance of caution, we have asked that the building remain closed for the remainder of the day while we conduct a comprehensive search of the premises to ensure the safety of our campus community.
We appreciate the assistance provided to our department during this incident by the Michigan State Police, East Lansing Police Department, Ingham County 911, and the FBI.
As always, if you see something suspicious, please report it to police. You can dial 911 or contact MSU Police and Public Safety at 517-355-2221.
Dana Whyte, Spokesperson, MSU Police and Public Safety
Inspector Chris Rozman, Public Information Officer, MSU Police and Public Safety