Update: Chula Vista Police say the area is now safe and the police activity on campus has concluded.
Thursday morning the Chula Vista campus and centers of Southwestern College were evacuated as authorities investigate what school officials called, "a credible threat".
There is still no word on the nature of the threat made but Southwestern College Superintendent and President Dr. Kindred Murillo said the evacuation and cancellation of classes for the day were being done in an abundance of caution.
There were reports of traffic congestion as students made their way off campus.
Southwestern College will evacuate the Chula Vista campus & all its centers Thursday, Sept. 6, while Campus Police investigate a credible threat. All classes are cancelled for the remainder of the day and all campuses will close. We will send updates as they become available.— Southwestern College (@swc_news) September 6, 2018