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Suspicious package

If you receive or discover a suspicious package or device: do not touch, tamper, or move it.

  • Immediately call 911.
  • Do not use a cell phone within 300 feet of the suspicious package.

What to do if you receive a suspicious package or parcel:

  • Handle with care. Do not shake or bump.
  • Isolate it immediately.
  • Don't open, smell, touch or taste.
  • Treat it as suspect. Call 911.

What constitutes a suspicious letter or parcel?

Some typical characteristics which ought to trigger suspicion include letters or parcels that:

  • Have any powdery substance on the outside.
  • Are unexpected or from someone unfamiliar to you.
  • Have excessive postage, handwritten or poorly typed address, incorrect titles or titles with no name or misspellings of common words.
  • Are addressed to someone no longer with your organization or are otherwise outdated.
  • Have no return address or have one that can't be verified as legitimate.
  • Are of unusual weight, given their size, or are lopsided or oddly shaped.
  • Have an unusual amount of tape.
  • Are marked with restrictive endorsements, such as "Personal" or "Confidential."
  • Have strange odors or stains.

 


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Emergency numbers

Police or Fire/Medical: Call 911

Public Safety Office:  (785) 864-5900

Watkins Health Services:  (785) 864-9500

Institutional Opportunity & Access: (785) 864-6414

Urgent care is an injury or illness that is not life threatening but requires immediate care. Contact Watkins Health Services at Watkins Memorial Health Center for on-campus urgent care services. 

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Related information

Lawrence Campus Interactive Map

Emergency Management Plan

Environment, Health, and Safety

Annual Security Report

Cyber Security Report 

The annual security report about KU safety policies, crime statistics, and campus resources is available online at www.ku.edu/safety, or on paper by contacting the Office of the Vice Provost of Student Affairs, 133 Strong Hall, (785) 864-4060.

Douglas County Emergency Management