All clear given after UIndy evacuates campus, cancels classes due to possible bomb threat

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.– The University of Indianapolis issued an alert Thursday ordering all campus buildings to be evacuated.

The university said officials were investigating a possible bomb threat. The threat was received around 4 p.m. University officials consulted with law enforcement, who deemed the threat credible. The evacuation was ordered at 4:19 p.m.

Just before 5 p.m., officials gave the “all clear” after campus buildings were swept by police.

“I was very proud to see how orderly and quickly we were able to evacuate campus, and grateful for the leadership of Kory Vitangelli, our campus police leaders – especially Haley Padgett – Riley, and our communications team for banding together during this incident,” said UIndy President Robert Manuel in a statement posted to Facebook.

All evening classes are canceled.