Clark Kent's alma mater, located in the city of Metropolis (S No. 125/2, Nov 1958: â€œClark Kentâ€™s College Daysâ€; and others). Dr. Charles Corlin, the father of Vance Corlin (WF No. 57, Mar/Apr 1952: â€œThe Artificial Superman!â€), and Professor Thaddeus V. Maxwell (S No. 125/2, Nov 1958: â€œClark Kentâ€™s College Daysâ€) have served on its faculty. It was during his senior year at Metropolis University that Clark Kent first met Lori Lemaris (S No. 129/3, May 1959: â€œThe Girl in Supermanâ€™s Past!â€) (TGSB).
Among Clark's classmates at Metropolis University were his roommates, Tommy Lee, Ducky Ginsberg, and Billy Cramer.
It was also during Clark's attendance at Metropolis University that he changed his name from Superboy to Superman.
In July-August 1948, Superman is accidentally transported into the distant pastâ€”along with typewriter repairman Mike Mooney, as the result of a freak accident in a Metropolis University mathematics laboratory (S No.53/2: â€œThe Oracle from Metropolis!â€).
In March-April 1951, the Trickster steals the contributions collected at Metropolis Universityâ€™s â€œold grads fund-raising drive dinnerâ€ (S No. 69/1: â€œThe Pranksterâ€™s Apprentice!â€). (See also: the Prankster)
In November 1952 Superman apprehends the Miracle Twine Gang in the act of stealing some valuable radium from the Metropolis University campus (Act No. 174: â€œThe Man Who Shackled Superman!â€).