MIT Police reported the 18-story Green Building, also known as Building 54, was evacuated starting around 6:30 p.m. after somebody called in a bomb threat.
Despite similar threats being called at universities nationwide in the past week, we nevertheless out of an abundance of caution urge individuals to take this seriously and stay away from the area. Building 54 has been evacuated. Emergency personnel are on scene, with Cambridge Fire Department and explosives detection units searching the building.
At 8:02 p.m., campus police sounded the all clear:
Investigators have cleared Building 54 (Green Building) to reopen following a thorough search of every floor.