Sisu – information system for studying and teaching

Sisu is the core information system for teaching and studies. It replaced Aalto’s previous system, Oodi, in early August 2021.
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Logo of the Sisu student information system

Sisu interface ( (external link)

Link to the web interface of the Sisu student information system.

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Sisu Help: all instructions for Sisu ( (external link)

Website where you can find all instructions how to use Sisu student information system.

What is Sisu used for?

Sisu is a tool that students, teachers and members of Learning Services staff in various roles can use for handling all aspects of study planning and scheduling as well as credit entry.

Its fuctionalities include:

  • personal study plans (HOPS)
  • follow-up and development of studies based on personal study plan data
  • basic register for student information
  • registration for courses and examinations
  • tools for teachers for the management of the data of students taking their courses, and for grading 
  • compilation of degree certificates 
  • online services for students, such as requests for graduation and applications for a credit transfer for studies completed elsewhere

Leap for Learning – enabling success

Leap for Learning is a change initiative that supports future-led learning and streamlines everyday work.

Two new platforms – Sisu and the Aalto Service Platform – will revolutionise services related to teaching and learning at Aalto University.​

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Leap for Learning for Students

Summary of current and upcoming changes in study practice.


User rights

Log in to Sisu by entering your Aalto username and password. 

Students do not need to request user rights. Teaching staff do not need to request user rights for processing study plans or managing the courses they teach. Learning Services staff can apply for user rights through the Sisu Access shop.

Further information on Sisu user rights and the request form

Student Services

Student services' task is to support study progress and study ability at the university. Here you can find the contact information of Student services team.

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