A lockdown has ended at the University of Connecticut's Storrs campus after a bomb threat was made to the school's admissions building.
"Classes resume at 12:30 p.m. Tasker Building. still under investigation and closed.." UConn said in an alert. "All other campus areas clear and can resume as normal."
UConn spokeswoman Stephanie Reitz says the Tasker Building was evacuated Thursday morning immediately after someone phoned in a bomb threat at about 9:30 a.m. University officials also told people in other parts of the Storrs campus to shelter in place and urged anyone traveling to campus to stay away.
State Police checked the building with a bomb-sniffing dog and talked with the employee who took the threatening call.
Reitz said the search didn't turned up anything suspicious.
At 10:23 a.m. UConn asked students, faculty and staff to take shelter. "Take immediate shelter where you are--in your dorm room, current classroom, etc. - until further notice."
It also told all faculty, staff and students traveling to Storrs campus or plan to travel to "stay off campus at this time until further direction is provided."
The initial message read: "UConn Alert:There is a bomb threat at the Tasker Building. Also known as the Admissions building. If you are in or near this location evacuate now. Other campus locations: Shelter in place."