Safe & Sound


Do not move, open, cover or investigate any package you receive that is unexpected or unknown with any combination of the following characteristics:

  • Foreign mail, air mail or special delivery
  • Restrictive markings such as confidential or personal,etc.
  • Excessive postage
  • Handwritten, poorly typed address
  • Incorrect titles
  • Titles but no names
  • Misspelling of common words
  • Oily stains or discolorations
  • No return address
  • Excessive weight
  • Rigid envelope
  • Lopsided or uneven envelope
  • Protruding wires or tin foil
  • Excessive tape or string

Direct people to leave the immediate area; do not activate the alarm system. Contact University Police at 801-585-2677 and inform them that you have received a suspicious package.

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To register for a “Shipping Category B” training class, click here.