Student Guide

Campus guide

On this page, you can find services at the Otaniemi campus and other locations.

Using the campus

Campus maps, addresses and opening hours in Otaniemi

Here you will also find restaurants, the map, the Aalto Space mobile app, access control - all practical information on one page! You can also visit the campus virtually.

Aalto-yliopisto / Unto Rautio

How to get an access token and access rights

How to proceed when you need an access token and access rights on Aalto university campus located in Otaniemi (staff and students). Here is also an instruction how to proceed if your employment/studying right ends.

Access control ikoni logo

Access control with HSL card

Students need an HSL card or a student token for accessing many facilities e.g. student hubs. You can use your HSL card or collect an access token from Väre or Otakaari 1 lobby services and register it.


Aalto Space mobile application

Aalto Space allows you to book conference and group work facilities and helps you navigate the campus.

Aalto Space applikaatio Kuva: Hannes Huotari

Lively campus and student life in Mikkeli

Even though the Mikkeli campus is relatively small, it has always been the beginning in establishing the Mikkeli Spirit. The small campus deepens the tight-knit community and allows for interaction between students, professors and staff.

Students of the Mikkeli Campus playing hockey

Use of guild rooms

Guideline for the use of guild rooms and other student-association spaces

Student guide illustration, campus guide

Security – Procedures for emergencies and disruptions

On this page, instructions for exceptional situations and information about safety, preparedness and contingency plans. AaltoAPUA helpline 050 46 46 462.


IT Services on Otaniemi campus

IT Service Desk contact information and service hours

Contact IT End User Support for help or information on Aalto University IT.

a contact point to the users of the Aalto University IT who are in need of help and information. You can visit the service desk during opening hours or ask for help by email, telephone or chat.

IT Service Desk

Available computers in real-time (external link)

A real-time view of available computers at Mikkeli and Otaniemi campuses

Opiskelijat kannettavan tietokoneen ääressä. Kuva: Unto Rautio / Aalto-yliopisto

Aalto IT Windows Classroom Software ( (external link)

List of software in IT classrooms (login as Aalto user)

tietokone ja puhelin

Printing, scanning and equipment at the Learning Centre ( (external link)

Printing, scanning, copying, workstations, and lockers in the Learning Centre facilities.

Learning Centre graphics

Printing at Aalto University

You can print documents at Aalto University with a personal printing card.

Libraries and other services

For students

Learning Centre supports students by providing help in information searching and accessing books and other information sources in printed or electronic form.

Mikkeli Campus Library

Lönnrotinkatu 7

Building of the Mikkeli Campus Library

Starting Point

A general student service point at Otakaari 1, room Y199a

Otakaari 1

Workshops - Aalto School of Arts, Design and Architecture

At the School of Arts, Design and Architecture, hands-on learning is essential. Our students have access to one of the finest workshop environment in the world, with a very high workshop to student ratio.

sewing workshop

Set Construction Studio and Workshops

Build, weld or paint in a large, multi-purpose space

Lunch at Otaniemi

Campus restaurants and cafés

Information on Aalto University campus restaurants and cafés. Please check each restaurant’s and café’s own website for information on exceptional opening hours.

Three students sitting next to a wooden table, and studying. Two of them have laptops in front of them. Photo: Unto Rautio

Kanttiinit (external link)

Lunch menus at Otaniemi

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Policy principles of student restaurants on campus

Aalto University’s campus hosts a number of student restaurants that offer meals with subsidised prices. Student restaurant operations support the university’s values and strategy.

Dipolin opiskelijaravintola
Construction sites and exception routes on campus

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