Reports suggested that there were explosives found at the campus. The University even issued an alert on its website [read here] saying that people must evacuate the building after unconfirmed reports of explosives were doing the rounds.
The University even tweeted saying-
While some reports suggested that the explosives were found later, it was however not yet confirmed by the authorities. University and local police authorities were investigating the matter.
The buildings - the Science Centre, Thayer, Sever and Emerson halls - were ordered to be evacuated in response to information received by police, the university said in a statement posted on its emergency alert site.
Fire fighters were also seen at the campus.
(With agency inputs)