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).
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€).