Summer is approaching, are you ready? TYY has gathered summer information packet for you.
The Student Union Service desk is open until 15 June. The Service Desk is closed from 18 June until 29 July. New stickers for the student card are available from 1 August.
TYY’s legal advice will be on summer holiday from June and will continue again in September.
UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES IN SUMMERTIME
University libraries have different opening hours during summertime.
FSHS AND HEALTH CARE IN SUMMER
FSHS all offices are closed for the summer term between 2-29 July.
You can use the FSHS services in all cities they are available. If you graduate in the spring term 2018 you can use the FSHS services until the end of July 2018. If you continue your studies in the coming semester / academic year, you can use the services until the end of July 2018. From the beginning of August you must have a valid semester / academic year sticker on your student card or certificate from the Student and Admission Services that proves the payment of the Student Union fee.
If you are going on a trip in the summer, be sure to take care of vaccinations and recipes with you. Check out for more travel information.
STARTING PACKAGE STORAGE
The student unions of the universities in Turku (TYY, ÅAS), the student union of the Novia University of Applied Sciences (Novium), and the Turku University of Applied Science (TUAS) run a starting package storage where exchange students can borrow a package with household items which they then return before they leave Turku.
During summer you can take exams, do independent studies such as essays, receive guidance for thesis work and carry out for example field courses and practical training. Thesis’ summer term guidance should always be scheduled personally with your supervisor/ supervisors.
TURKU DOES NOT SLEEP IN SUMMER
There is much happening in Turku during summer.