All clear given at University of St. Thomas after buildings evacuated, classes canceled for bomb threat

The University of St. Thomas

The University of St. Thomas canceled classes in several campus buildings until 1 p.m. Tuesday while they investigated a bomb threat. 

The university said it received a generalized bomb threat with no specific location at 7:45 a.m. Staff evacuated and searched the Facilities Design Center, John Roach Center, Anderson Student Center and the O’Shaughnessy Science Center. 

Around 9:30 a.m., the university gave the all clear. 

Several of the buildings have reopened and classes resumed at 1:30 p.m. Canceled classes will be made up at a later date, the university said.