What does Campus mean?

Definitions for Campus
ˈkæm pəsCam·pus

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Campus.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. campusnoun

    a field on which the buildings of a university are situated

GCIDE

  1. Campusnoun

    a college or university.

  2. Campusnoun

    a division of a university with its own buildings and a separate faculty, especially one separated geographically from other divisiona, but sharing top administration with other units of the university; as, the Newark campus of Rutgers.

  3. Campusnoun

    higher education considered as a whole; as, the financial effects of research cutbacks on the campus.

  4. Campusnoun

    a business site with pleasant landscaping; as, the Squibb research campus at Princeton.

Wiktionary

  1. campusnoun

    The grounds or property of a school, college, university, business, church, or hospital, often understood to include buildings and other structures.

    The campus is sixty hectares in size.

  2. campusnoun

    An institution of higher education and its ambiance.

    During the late 1960s, many an American campus was in a state of turmoil.

  3. campusverb

    To confine to campus as a punishment.

  4. Etymology: From campus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Campusnoun

    the principal grounds of a college or school, between the buildings or within the main inclosure; as, the college campus

  2. Etymology: [L., a field.]

Freebase

  1. Campus

    A campus is traditionally the land on which a college or university and related institutional buildings are situated. Usually a campus includes libraries, lecture halls, residence halls, student centers or dining halls, and park-like settings. The definition currently describes a collection of buildings that belong to a given institution, either academic or non-academic. The word derives from a Latin word for "field" and was first used to describe the grounds of a college at the College of New Jersey during the 18th century. Some other American colleges later adopted the word to describe individual fields at their own institutions, but "campus" did not yet describe the whole university property. A school might have one space called a campus, one called a field, and another called a yard. The meaning expanded to include the whole institutional property during the 20th century, with the old meaning persisting into the 1950s in some places. Sometimes the lands on which company office buildings sit, along with the buildings, are called campuses. The Microsoft Campus in Redmond, Washington, as well as hospitals use the term to describe the territory of their facilities. The word "campus" has also been applied to European universities, although most such institutions are characterized by ownership of individual buildings in urban settings rather than park-like lawns in which buildings are placed.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Campus in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Campus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Campus in a Sentence

  1. Terry Hartle:

    Campuses are much more worried about what happens at the port of entry than they used to be... because it is so unpredictable and so apparently random, it used to be that you would breathe a sigh of a relief when your international student got their visa. Now you breathe a sigh of relief when they get to campus.

  2. Emmy Borst:

    Studies show that students who feel at home on campus are the students that thrive both socially and academically.

  3. Governor Bill Haslam:

    Although SB 2376 does not go as far as I would like in retaining campus control, the final version of the bill included input from higher education and was shaped to accommodate some of their concerns.

  4. Anthony Fauci:

    There are going to be institutions, clearly, that are going to be saying -- and that could be airlines, we know certain colleges are also saying -- if you're not vaccinated, you're not going to come on campus to classes in real time, and there are going to be some institutions that might be saying the same thing.

  5. Charles Westmoreland:

    I couldn't have asked for a greater friend and colleague, he was warm and friendly to everyone and extremely involved in campus life.

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