UCCS campus to remain closed Friday after FBI determines no threats in Denver area

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Published: Aug. 5, 2022 at 1:01 PM MDT
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs has closed their campus around 11 a.m. Friday due to what they call an “unsubstantiated threat in the Denver, Colorado area. Officials say the threat was made to the Auraria campus in Denver and closed out of an abundance of caution.

FBI Denver determined there is no threat but the UCCS campus will remain closed and reopen Saturday, August 6th, 2022 at 6 a.m.

Several other Denver campuses closed due to the potential threat. Click here for more from our sister station in Denver.

The original message sent from UCCS Alerts read:

UCCSAlert: Dear UCCS students, faculty, and staff,

Out of an abundance of caution, the UCCS campus will close immediately and remain closed until further notice due to an unsubstantiated threat to a higher educational institution in the Denver, Colorado area.

Area law enforcement agencies are continuing to investigate this threat. An all-clear message will be issued when campus reopened. Additional information will also be posted on the UCCS Police Department website.

If you have concerns or questions, you may call the UCCS Communications Center at 719-255-3111.

No other information was available at the time this article was written.

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