Housing instructions

Why should you fill in an apartment card when moving in? Can I paint the walls of my apartment? Where should I advise my friend to park their car?

On the Instructions page, we have compiled information, instructions and tips for applying for and living in Soihtu’s housing location. See also our FAQ page for frequently asked questions.

Communal activities

Barbecue Hut of the Student Village

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In front of building F in Kortepohja Student Village there is a modern barbecue hut that is available for all tenants. You need to reserve the hut via Tenants' online booking system beforehand. Common rooms' rules and regulations Make...

Club room in Soihtu Vehkakuja


In the building C of Soihtu Vehkakuja you can find a club room, that is open for all Vehkakuja's tenants daily. From the club room you can find billiards table, sofas, books and board games. Tenants can bring their own old books and games to the...

Clubs in Rentukka


Kortepohja Student Village is known for its free time activities and nowadays there are several groups that gather people who have similar interests, upheld by volunteers. Everyone can join without previous knowledge about the topic and others will...

Common rooms

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In our housing locations you can find different spaces for studying and meeting purposes as well as for free time activities. Most of the common rooms in Rentukka are included in the tenants’ rent and a part can be used around the clock. In...

Community library in the Student Village

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Hang-out space located in Kortepohja Student Village's building D’s 1st floor is open for all Student Village’s tenants. You can enter the space with your Village key. In the space you can breathe for a moment waiting for a friend...

Living with a flatmate

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Living in a shared apartment gives you a lot, because you save money and make new acquaintances - maybe even lifelong friends - at the same time. In a shared apartment, you have your own room with a lock but you share common spaces, like kitchen and...

Loan & rent items


You don’t need to own everything yourself! In Rentukka we have loads of items to loan & rent. We have cleaning equipment, tools and all kinds of fun stuff for free time activities. From the Info Desk, you can find multiple loan and rent...

Other facilities to reserve

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In Rentukka you can find all kinds of common rooms, which you can reserve with an extra fee for studying and meeting purposes as well as for free time activities. If you need a bigger space for meetings, a sauna evening or a graduation party, these...


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In Kortepohja Student Village there are variety of services near-by and most of them included to your rent. Restaurant, gym, studying spaces and rooms for freetime can be found from Rentukka. From Rentukka you can find following spaces and...


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When living in any of our housing locations, you always have restaurant with student-friendly prices around the corner. The students in Jyväskylä have enjoyed the services of Ilokivi and Rentukka for decades already. Both of them are not only...

Rowing boat Kellukka


Kellukka, the rental rowing boat of the Student Village is for rent during summertime. The boat is located by Tuomiojärvi, in Viitaniemi. You can rent the boat easily via online booking system. The boat is available only during summer...

Sharing economy

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It isn’t necessary to own everything – a part of commodities that facilitate everyday life can be shared with neighbours. Sharing economy brings joy into the residential community and nature thanks too! When living...