It's back to class and back to normal for students at Southern Virginia University in Buena Vista.
The campus was evacuated and put on lockdown Sunday night. Police are investigating a bomb threat that was called in at 9:45 p.m.
The report said bombs were planted in several buildings around campus. Every building was checked and cleared before students were allowed back in their residence hall after 3 a.m. Monday.
"Tried to get everybody who was in my section of the floor accounted for and making phone calls and different things. We knew where everybody was. So just kind of hanging tight and then they sent us out of the building so they could send in the dogs and make sure there was no threat in the building," said Maxwell Doxey, sophomore.
Two Southern Virginia University students were questioned and released. Police are in the process of locating a third person.
Police say the campus lockdown is over.
Campus is back open.
Investigators say they took two people into custody. They say they questioned and released them.
The investigation is over for the time being.
Officers are now patrolling the area.
Here's is the official campus alert from Southern Virginia University:
Oct. 24, 2011—5:30 a.m.
Lockdown is lifted.
Thanks to efforts coordinated by the Buena Vista Police Department, every building on campus has been checked visually and with K-9 bomb squad dogs.
As a result of the investigation into this bomb threat, we believe that campus is secure. If the ongoing investigation were to reveal any new concerns, we would evacuate buildings as needed.
Monday will be a normal day for work and class schedules.
Until the investigation is completed, we ask all students, faculty and staff to report anything suspicious to 911.
News 7 has learned that police are investigating a bomb threat at Southern Virginia University.
The campus is located in Buena Vista which is in Rockbridge County.
Buena Vista Police say someone sent a threat saying bombs were planted in several buildings around campus.
Police say they are using search dogs to check the buildings.
The parent of a student says the buildings are locked down and some students are being evacuated.