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. campus(noun)

    a field on which the buildings of a university are situated

GCIDE

  1. Campus(n.)

    a college or university.

    Etymology: [L., a field.]

  2. Campus(n.)

    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.

    Etymology: [L., a field.]

  3. Campus(n.)

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

    Etymology: [L., a field.]

  4. Campus(n.)

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

    Etymology: [L., a field.]

Wiktionary

  1. campus(Noun)

    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.

    Etymology: From campus.

  2. campus(Noun)

    An institution of higher education and its ambiance.

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

    Etymology: From campus.

  3. campus(Verb)

    To confine to campus as a punishment.

    Etymology: From campus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Campus(noun)

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

    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. Silent Sam:

    The safety and security of the campus community and general public who visit the institution remains paramount.

  2. Black Student Union:

    We want the renaming for someone -- Assata Shakur -- who we feel like represents us as black students, black students on campus have a feeling of isolation, marginalization. We're at a crisis on campus.

  3. Matthew Foldi:

    In any realm that makes no sense. The school does not endorse everyone who speaks on this campus. Do they endorse the views of every student that goes here? More relevantly, do they endorse every professor that works here?

  4. Steven Glick Junior Steven Glick:

    It’s clearly a very divisive issue on campus; these protests that have been going on and the way they’ve been handled, we had the dean of Claremont McKenna College forced to resign; we had the junior class president forced to resign as well. And it’s an issue that students have been very divided on. It’s something that, at a school of 1,200 students for Claremont McKenna College, a letter signed by 300 students in criticism of the protests was sent out. So clearly it’s something where the student body is very divided.

  5. Tufts Republicans president George Behrakis:

    I don’t think it’s right to conflate speech with violence, that’s a tactic many people on the far left use so that they have a reason to shut down speech they don’t like. Shapiro has never advocated violence and his views shouldn’t be seen as 'dangerous.' Those who wish to challenge him should actually engage in a dialogue, instead of trying to deny us, and him by a extension, the ability to speak on campus.

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