Holy Family University, along with many other universities in the Philadelphia area, has been apprised of a threat against an "unspecified university near Philadelphia." The information shared includes a specific date of October 5. The source of this information received by the University was the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, from the Crime Gun Intelligence Center.
Holy Family is working with local law enforcement agencies as well as with appropriate federal agencies to monitor this threat while continuing to maintain a safe and secure campus environment for all of our students, faculty, staff, and guests.
In this effort, it is especially important that you carry proper identification (University ID) with you at all times and report any unusual presence, activity, or behavior that you observe immediately to Public Safety. For reporting purposes, please use 267-341-3333 (off campus) or ext. 3333 (on campus).
Once again, be assured that the safety of all of those who are associated with the University remains our highest priority and suitable measures are being taken to respond to this reported threat.