Aalto University Student Union
P.O. Box 69, 02151 Espoo, Finland
The Student Union’s central office is located in it’s own building at Otakaari 11, Espoo. In addition to the Central Office AYY’s Services Office is also located in the same building. The official notice board of the Union is also situated there.
Here you’ll find contact information of our Central Office’s personnel.
Member and Housing Services
At the AYY services office you can, among other things, get a new sticker for your student card or annual calendar, get keys for AYY’s facilities or pick up your ordered student ID card, use internet and ask about anything relating to student life. AYY’s housing services in Otaniemi help you with questions concerning housing search, keys, moving, renting and apartments.
Street address: Otakaari 11, 02150 Espoo – see location on map
Postal address: AYY (Housing), PL69, 02150 Espoo
Opening hours: Weekdays 12:00–16:00 (10:00–16:00 on the first weekday of every month)
Exceptional opening hours can be found here.
Housing: +358 50 520 9410, Mon-Fri 14:00–16:00
Membership and rental facilities: +358 50 520 9400, Mon-Fri 12:00–16:00
We will answer calls whenever possible along with other customer service responsibilities.
Member services contact form
Management and Administration
The translators only translate AYY's internal documents.
You can contact Information Officer and specialist by email address [email protected]
Submit material for Weekly newsletter or Association newsletter to https://lomake.ayy.fi/viestinta/tiedotteet/
You can reach the Student Union’s entire Communications sector by email at [email protected]
Real Estate Management
The trustees see to it that people obey the rules for volunteering and that new operators are acquainted with them. They also take care that volunteers are treated in a just and equal manner, and when necessary they give advice and support to volunteers in solving possible problematic situations. The best way to reach trustees is by email (firstname.lastname(at)ayy.fi) or by coming over to the office for a chat.
Branch in Mikkeli
Aalto University operates in one additional branch outside of the Helsinki metropolitan area:
Aalto University School of Business, Mikkeli Campus
See location on map
Aalto University School of Business, Mikkeli Campus is part of the Mikkeli University Consortium.
The administrative authority and executive power of the student union is wielded by the Board, which is elected by the Representative Council for a term that lasts one calendar year. It directs the day-to-day activity of the student union and is responsible for executing the AYY action plan. The Board is the most visible part of the student union and it oversees AYY administration and exercises executive power within the guidelines set by the AYY constitution and the Representative Council. The Board is responsible to the Council for all its actions. Each Board Member has one or more sectors they are responsible for.
The Board aims to convene weekly during academic terms. Resolutions of the meetings can be viewed on the official notice board of AYY as well as on this website.
You can reach the whole board via email address [email protected]
Elina Nieminen, AYY’s Executive Director
Volunteers are creating the best student life in the world!
The representative council exercises the highest authority in the student union. The Council is elected for a two-year term and all AYY members are eligible to vote and stand as candidate in the elections held every other year. The Council consists of 45 representatives who must all be members of AYY.
Among other things, the Council is responsible for AYY’s budget, financial statement, loans, construction decisions, and rules. It also elects the Student Union Board, the President of the Board and the highest officials. Meetings of the Representative Council are open to all AYY members, and you can also follow them live at ayy.fi/live. For more information about the Representative Council, please visit AYY’s Student Council Wiki “Edariwiki“.
Representative Council Chair
Chairs of Representative Council Groups
You can contact the chairs of Representative Council Groups by email [email protected]
|CHEM||Peppi Vilén||Santeri Santikko|
|Luja||Jani Pusula||Kalle Kekäläinen|
|LUOVA||Anton Närekorpi||Liisa Mustonen|
|SCIsma||Märt Vesinurm||Aaro Hämeri|
|Voltti||Titta Saari||Oskar Niemenoja|
|Kylterirengas-edustajistoryhmä||Topi Soivio||Joni Kariluoto|
|Pro Arte||Elina Kuutti||Elisa Rauma|
|Vihreämpi Aalto||Henri Miettinen||Peppi Seppälä|
|Oikea Aalto||Jyri Tiimonen||Nico Siltanen|
|Polytekarna||Petter Selänniemi||Albert Rehnberg|
Aava, Aalto University Student Union’s Community section, creates and fosters Aalto culture. Aava’s goal is to bring all Aalto students together and provide possibilities to do things together. Aava offers great experiences to all Aalto members, regardless of their field.
Aava develops the Aalto community by creating and implementing a variety of events, ranging from volleyball tournaments to zombie larp events and from huge parties to laid-back movie marathons. Each Aava member has their own area of responsibility. In addition, the section actively carries out common projects and forms a close-knit group. In Aava, ideas are made into reality and there is no lack of action!
The Anniversary Committee, Sports Committee, Humans vs. Zombies Committee, Aalto Afterparty Committee and sports tutors operate under Aava.
Aava listens and is active, so if you have any suggestions or would like to know about Aava member’s area of responsiblity, please do not hesitate to contact us!
The whole committee can be easily contacted by email [email protected]
Teekkari Section, or TJ (Teekkarijaosto in Finnish) to friends, operates by Aava’s side in AYY’s culture sector. TJ upholds teekkari traditions and organizes events and activities that are brisk and rich in teekkari spirit. Despite the whole teekkari thing, TJ activity is often open to everyone. Teekkari Section comprises of a yearly elected Chair and ten or so ‘tirehtööri’ (chairs of sub-committees). In other words, TJ brings together the committees of different teekkari guilds.
The whole committee can be easily contacted by email [email protected]
The museum section's task is to uphold, showcase and develop the Polyteekkari Museum, founded in 1958, and its operations.
Application to the Museum Section is open all year round, so if you are interested in joining the operations, get in touch with the Museum ([email protected], 050 520 9421). The curators can be reached at [email protected].
Edujory is the AYY section in charge of coordinating student representation and for both keeping the operations going and developing them.
The names and email addresses of all student representatives can be found at https://www.halloped.fi/en/aalto/organs.
Michel Nader Sajun
Fund for Promoting Teekkari Activities (TTER) hands out grants to the whole AYY membership (students of technology, students of art and design, students of economics) and the student associations and communities near AYY. The purpose of the fund is to promote interest in matters and activities concerning economics, technology, science, society and art.
More information on the fund can be found on its website: tter.ayy.fi (in Finnish)