Oct 26, 2022 - Emergency incident on campus Oct. 25

There was an emergency incident on our main campus in the evening on Tuesday, Oct. 25 that is still being investigated. There were reports of an individual with a knife confronting students in Science Theatres. It was a real incident that represented a potential threat to the safety of our campus community. Campus Security worked with the Calgary Police Service to respond to the threat to protect students, faculty and staff. Fortunately, campus was given an all-clear at 9:24 pm and there are no reports of injuries.

If you have any information regarding the incident or the individual in question, please contact campus security at 403.220.5333 or sec.investigations@ucalgary.ca

9:46 pm, Oct. 25, 2022 (@UCalgary on Twitter)

For students, faculty or staff impacted by the presence of a suspect who is no longer on campus, we encourage you to reach out to Student Wellness Services & Staff Wellness for support. If you witnessed the suspect on campus, contact the Calgary Police Service non-emergency line.

9:33 pm, Oct. 25, 2022 (@UCalgary on Twitter)

While the suspect has not been apprehended, Calgary Police report that the individual has left campus. The security situation on campus has been cleared by the Calgary Police Service. Officers continue to investigate.

9:24 pm, Oct. 25, 2022 (UC Emergency Alert)

The active assailant near the Science Theatres building has been investigated and is no longer a threat. The situation is ALL CLEAR. This incident was a real event and not a test. 

9:07 pm, Oct. 25, 2022 (@UCalgary on Twitter)

Calgary Police Service and Campus Security are on campus searching for a male suspect possibly armed with a knife. Do not approach. Call 911.

8:48 pm, Oct. 25, 2022 (UC Emergency Alert)

Person with a Weapon

There is an active assailant on the Main campus near the Science Theatres building. Get out, hide or fight. Follow the direction of police.