The North Carolina Central University (NCCU) Police Department received a call at approximately 11:44 a.m. today, Aug. 8, 2022, reporting a possible suspicious device in the Department of Nursing building.
In accordance with its procedures, the Nursing building was immediately evacuated and alert notifications were issued to students and employees. The Raleigh-Durham Airport Police Department, North Carolina State Capitol Police Department and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Police Department worked with the NCCU Police Department to ensure that the Nursing building was cleared for the safe return of students, faculty and staff.
Officers, including K-9 units, searched each room of the Nursing building and did not find any devices that could harm the campus community or infrastructure. An all clear was issued at 1:55 p.m.
Nursing students and employees were encouraged to work remotely for the remainder of the day.