Emergency emails and text messages were issued yesterday evening indicating a bomb threat to the Sunset Canyon Recreation Center was received. The threat led to evacuation of summer session dorms and an order to students and kids in some type of summer camp program to assemble in Drake Stadium.
Later, after no bomb was found, everyone was cleared to return home. There is no further information on the UCLA website. The official announcement is below: UCLA received a bomb threat on Wednesday evening and, as a precaution, ordered residents evacuated from campus housing at about 10:10 p.m.
Many of the residents who were affected gathered safely in Drake Stadium while emergency responders checked campus facilities. No suspicious device was found. At 12:20 a.m. on Thursday, residents were allowed to return to all residence halls at UCLA.
Police are continuing to investigate.
UCLA is currently in summer session. Residence halls are occupied by a mix of summer students, visitors attending camps and workshops and faculty members who live in quarters on The Hill.