By: CBS4 Newsroom
Updated at 12:15pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The University of Texas says all university buildings have been cleared and are reopening after a bomb threat prompted an evacuation of the Austin campus.
The university posted on its website that all classes have been canceled for the remainder of the day Friday but other university activities will resume by 5 p.m.
The school had issued and alert shortly before 10 a.m. Friday telling people to immediately evacuate all campus buildings and "get as far away as possible'' after the school received a phoned-in bomb threat.
Updated at 12:00pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ University of Texas says all Austin campus buildings will re-open at noon after bomb threat.
FARGO, N.D. (AP) _ North Dakota State University officials are ordering the campus evacuated after receiving a bomb threat.
NDSU issued a statement shortly before 10 a.m. Friday telling all employees and students to leave campus within a half-hour because of a bomb threat. No other details were given.
The University of Texas at Austin also has ordered an evacuation after receiving a bomb threat. Officials say no bombs have been found.
An alert posted shortly before 10 a.m. Friday says people on campus should immediately evacuate all buildings and ``get as far away as possible.''
University of Texas director of communications Rhonda Weldon says the university received a call about 8:35 a.m. from a man claiming to be with al-Qaida. The man said he'd placed bombs all over the campus that would go off in 90 minutes.
Wheldon says all buildings were evacuated at 9:50 a.m. as a precaution.