Update 9:00 a.m.
An Illini-Alert has been issued announcing that the emergency has ended and it is safe to resume activities at the building.
Pat Wade with University of Illinois Police said it’s a good reminder to get Illini Alert notifications on your phone.
“We have groups that come through campus for different events like a high school theater group that’s here today,” Wade said. “We have fans coming into the basketball game tonight. Anyone who’s going to be on campus, it’s a good idea for them to sign up. You never know when or where an emergency is going to happen.”
You can sign up for Illini Alerts on their website or text “IlliniAlert” to 226787.
URBANA, Ill. (WCIA)– The University of Illinois reported a credible bomb threat around 6 a.m. this morning on campus.
An Illini-Alert was sent out that there is a credible bomb threat at Davenport Hall near Oregon St. and Mathews Ave. in Urbana. Officials are asking anyone in the area to get as far away as possible immediately. They say first responders are securing the area, and police are investigating.
The most recent update at 8:20 a.m. said that police continue to be on the scene investigating.
Officials continue to ask people to stay away from the area until there is an “All-Clear ” message.
This is a developing story.