COLLEGE STATION - Texas A&M University was reopened more than four hours after the campus was evacuated following a bomb threat.
The university issued a "Code Maroon" that asked students to evacuate "by foot immediately" at around 11:34 a.m. A witness at the scene said students were calmly and slowly evacuating the area. The university urged students not to use vehicles in their evacuation.
Shortly before 1 p.m., officials said the investigation into the threat was still ongoing and crews were on campus searching the area.
The evacuation comes a day after Texas State University was evacuated after receiving a similar threat. Three buildings on the campus in San Marcos were evacuated around 9:40 a.m. and students were allowed to return in the early afternoon.
Over the last month, several other universities - including the University of Texas at Austin, North Dakota State and Louisiana State - were evacuated based on similar threats. In each case, the universities were later cleared without incident.
Classes were canceled for the day.
At 4 p.m., A&M officials said transit service resumed and the campus was reopened.