University of California, San Diego
October 18, 2001
ALL STUDENTS AT UCSD
SUBJECT: Security Measures
Due to heightened apprehension over potential anthrax exposure via mail, I want to reassure the campus community that our mail and campus safety services are undertaking specific measures to address these concerns.
Some of the safety measures instituted at Mail Services include:
How you can help: Mail Services suggests several ways UCSD employees and
students can help the effort to guard against suspicious mail.
If you receive a suspicious-looking package, call University Police at
(858) 534-4357 and follow these guidelines:
You may review the above information at anytime by going to http://blink.ucsd.edu/go/mailsecurity
Campus Environment, Health and Safety and the Police Department have developed a protocol for responding to "suspicious" mail reports. It should be noted that the mere act of opening an envelope or package containing a suspected anthrax agent or walking through settled material would generally not result in an aerosol of the agent.
If you have questions or concerns, please call either University Police, (858) 534-4357, or ask to speak to a supervisor at Mail Services, (858) 534-1164.