Updated corona release: Rental facilities are opened with facility-specific recommendations and the Services Office is open only to movers

AYY actively follows government releases and considers the health and well-being of its members, volunteers, associations, and employees in all its actions. The release will be updated when new measures are introduced.
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Published on March 13th 2020, updated on August 19th 2021

AYY follows the instructions of the Finnish Government, Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL), Ministry of Education and Culture, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health and Regional State Administrative Agencies to prevent infections. The release will be updated when new measures are introduced. AYY actively follows government releases and considers the health and well-being of its members, volunteers, associations, and employees in all its actions. AYY follows the official guidelines regularly and updates its own measures and restrictions, as necessary.

Community, events and associations

Updated on August 19th 2021

As of 4th of September, public events can have at most 50% of the maximum capacity otherwise intended indoors and in outdoors events with more than 50 people attendees must be able to avoid physical contact. The organiser of the event is responsible for ensuring that the people attending can maintain safety distances and that event arrangements comply with guidelines on prevention of coronavirus infections published by the Ministry of Education and Culture and THL on 31 May 2021. 

When possible, AYY strives to organise events during the fall that are safe in terms of their concept, venue, size and number of participants. At AYY, the producer uses discretion on the form and arrangements of events. 

The current recommendations are valid until further notice and the recommendations will be updated as the epidemic situation changes or earlier if necessary.  

Housing, van and services office

Updated on May 7th 2021

New residents can pick up their keys on moving days, but otherwise AYY's service office is closed. On Monday, 10 May, we will open shared facilities for AYY’s residents. Users of all facilities must continue to follow official guidelines and recommendations to prevent the spread of coronavirus. 

Decisions regarding special arrangements and special opening hours are made by the services team. The opening hours will be announced on the contact page of the services office. You can ask about membership or rental facilities with this form. If you have questions about housing, you can contact us with this form.

On this page you will find the answers to questions about COVID-19 pandemic and housing.

Studies at Aalto

Aalto University announces measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus on Aalto’s website and Into. Here you can read about the use of campus and association rooms.

Protection against coronavirus

The Finnish Student Health Service  and the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare have published instructions and information on coronavirus. FSHS does not treat infectious diseases, so if symptoms occur, you should contact your own health centre. Aalto University has also compiled guidelines on its website. Coronavirus is transmitted through contact and droplet infection. You can prevent possible infections by taking care of good hand hygiene, coughing into your sleeve or handkerchief, and keeping a distance of at least 2 metres from other people. AYY would like to remind everyone that the precautions are very important in order to slow down the spread of coronavirus. This situation is certainly new and challenging for everyone, but together we will overcome this. 

For employees and volunteers

AYY does not recommend private meetings or events. Remote work is recommended.

Further information:

Elina Nieminen, Executive Director, tel.  050 520 9415

Milja Leinonen, Chair of the Board, tel. 040 0292280

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