Pronunciation: (kam'pus),[key] —n., —pl.-pus•es. 1. the grounds, often including the buildings, of a college, university, or school.
2. a college or university: The large influx of older students radically changed many campuses throughout the country. 3. a division of a university that has its own grounds, buildings, and faculty but is administratively joined to the rest of the university.
4. the world of higher education: Foundation grants have had a marked effect on the character of the American campus. 5. a large, usually suburban, landscaped business or industrial site.