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So for the novel I'm writing, the main character is a college student living in Michigan. Is it okay for me to have her go to a college that really is in Michigan? I wouldn't be displaying it in a bad light, or anything like that, I'd just be using information from their website (such as the campus layouts, what academic programs they have, etc.). Is that okay, or do I need to make something up instead?