360-degree video of BYU's campus will transport you there

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PROVO — A student services department at Brigham Young University posted a unique video to help new students get to know the campus.

Whether a student who calls Provo "P-Town" or a townie that would never utter such a nickname, you've probably been to the BYU campus if you've lived in Provo. Either way, you were likely impressed with the clean, well-maintained campus when you first saw it.

After all, BYU's campus regularly gets good marks on lists of beautiful campuses, even if it isn't the most beautiful campus in the history of ever.

The concept of the video is simple, but it still might blow your mind in practice. As the video plays, you can navigate a 360-degree view with the arrows in the top left corner. You don't have to pause, and the motion is seamless even as the video switches to a new location.

But you don't have to be a new student to appreciate the video. If you're a parent that hasn't been able to visit the campus, check out where your child roams day in and day out. If you're an alumnus, take a nice walk down memory lane or catch a glimpse of some of the changes to the campus. If you're a simply video nerd, have fun playing with the 360-degree feature.

The video was posted by BYU OneStop, a resource for students to get assistance with admission, registration, student accounts and financial aid.

BYU also posted a time-lapse video of the 2015 incoming freshmen creating a giant, living Y at LaVell Edwards Stadium, which you can watch below or by clicking here.

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