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Street View has come to 36 universities across the US and Canada. As we approach the start of another academic year, students and their parents (and everyone else) now have the option to get to know campuses by taking a virtual tour. The list is admittedly not comprehensive, but it contains beautiful views of Georgetown University, the University of Miami, and the University of Regina, to name a few.

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Though Google explicitly points out the three universities above in its announcement, it has provided a list of others so that we don't have to go through the effort of hunting for these campuses ourselves. The link doesn't yet show 36, so it may need some time to finish populating. Yet if you head there now, you will see at least 30 institutions.

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And yes, these views are accessible on an Android device as well. Here I am virtually exploring the University of Oklahoma.

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Check out the full list below.

University campuses with Street View

Source: Google

Bertel King, Jr.
Born and raised in the rural South, Bertel knows what it's like to live without 4G LTE - or 3G, for that matter. The only things he likes sweeter than his tea are his gadgets, and while few objects burn more than a metal phone on a summer day, he prefers them that way anyway.

  • devenstonow

    Dat material design

    • Tomáš Petrík

      Where?

      • http://thedangerbrain.com/ Alfonso Surroca

        It's most apparent in the animations when you re-size the window. I think it's got *some* material design, but not totally.

    • http://thedangerbrain.com/ Alfonso Surroca

      Yup. Looks like one of the first Google sites besides the Google Design site itself to get the Polymer treatment. I wonder how long it will take until the big services like Search get the same treatment.

  • John Smith

    my only advice about Universities is: just don't go to fucking Sallie Mae to get loans !! I've had the delight of Sallie Mae sending all my co-signers an email, stating that I'm late on my payment even though the bill was due the next day. For other peoples' horror stories, take a look here: http://www.consumeraffairs.com/finance/sallie_mae.html

    • http://www.scottcolbert.com/ ScottColbert

      Where were you when I needed that advice 30 years ago? :P

      • John Smith

        You're not alone. I wish I had some advice when I was making my decision of where to go. I should have stayed in New Mexico, but instead I wanted to put a lot of distance between me and my mother-in-law. So I went to Philadelphia... now I have $150K in student loans and I pay $850 to "Great Lakes" (a.k.a "I'm fucking drowning!") and $330 to Sallie Mae per month.

    • Jack

      In some countries, the govt subsidizes the cost of education or issues zero-interest or extremely low interest loans. You know, socialism.

  • PiiSPii

    They covered the Prairies but not a single campus in Ontario? Okay...

    • http://bertelking.com/ Bertel King, Jr.

      There isn't a college from a state I've lived in either. I know those feels.

    • Hayden Lueck

      I'm super shocked University of Regina is on there, haha

      That's my university!

  • Hayden Lueck

    Woah, I clicked this on the off chance University of Regina would be on the list and it actually is?! I'm starting there next month!

  • Godspoken

    Awesome. Can you see them from normal Google Maps, too?
    Also, I see you, floating action button!

  • http://nicholashrycun.com Nicholas Hrycun

    No U of A but Calgary made the list....

  • sandyvc

    Google is removing links to some articles in Wikipedia because they have been requested to do so. This should only be done if the article is an outright lie. Taking links to people who no longer do what they did is revising history. If you are a gangster, retired, you were still a gangster and that is history. I no longer use Google because I cannot stomach revising the past. People use that to try to figure out what went on, why, when, and how. Don't change history Google.

  • tintin.92

    Penn... Isn't there.