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Learn how Great Basin College cares for its students with A Guide to Engaged Learning Requests!

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Bomb Threats

  1. If you receive a bomb threat over the phone, be calm, courteous and listen. DO NOT INTERRUPT THE CALLER. Gather as much information as possible.
    1. When is bomb going to explode?
    2. Where is it right now?
    3. What does it look like?
    4. What kind of bomb is it?
    5. What will cause it to explode?
    6. Did you place the bomb?
    7. Why?
    8. What is your address?
    9. What is your name?
  3. Report the call immediately to 911 and a campus emergency contact.
  4. Evacuate the building and assemble at your evacuation meeting location.
  5. Follow evacuation procedures.


  1. Immediately take cover under desks, tables or other heavy furniture which will give protection from flying glass and debris.
  2. After the effects of the explosive have subsided, call 911.
  3. If a fire has started, activate the building alarm system.
  4. Follow evacuation procedures.

For More Information Contact

Patricia Anderson
Director of Environmental Health, Safety and Security
GBC- Elko

Why Great Basin College

Great Basin College wants to be your choice for higher education. GBC offers associate and baccalaureate level instruction in career and technical education and academic areas. About 3,800 students are enrolled online from across the country and on campuses and centers across 86,500 square miles, two time zones, and ten of Nevada’s largest counties. We border Arizona, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and California. We are GBC!

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