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.

Services for tenants

Broadband connection

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Your rent includes the Soihtu's broadband connection (1 Gbit/s) that offers a fast connection the Internet and all services included in the University’s network. Are you using the net on one computer using a direct a cable? Or do you need...

Clubs

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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 Soihtu’s 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...

Digital television adapter, cable network

There is cable TV network of Elisa in Soihtu’s housing locations. So, a digital television adapter must be compatible with a cable network. If you don’t succeed tuning channels to your digital television adapter and can’t find a signal,...

Electricity and water

As a tenant of Soihtu, the electricity and water costs of the apartment are included in your rent in addition to many other services. We also want to make sure that the electricity and water we use are good for the environment. In January 2021,...

Exercise

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In Rentukka which is located in Kortepohja Student Village, there is a gym that is open for our tenants and members of Academic Sports from dawn to late evening. You can access the gym with a contactless key card (depending on your residential...

Home Insurance

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Members of JYY living in Soihtu’s apartments are automatically covered by a home insurance provided by the Student Union.   In insurance issues the residents of Kortepohja Student Village and...

Laundry rooms

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It is free for tenants to use Soihtu's laundry rooms. Some of them can be used without booking them - you can use any machine available - and some of them you can book on our booking system. Instructions for laundry rooms Building B (Student...

Loan & rent items

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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...

Online reservation system

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In Soihtu’s housing locations you can find different spaces that you can reserve for studying and meeting purposes as well as for free time activities. Most of the common rooms are included in the tenants’ rent and a part can be reserved with an...

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...

Painting set

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Some of Soihtu’s apartments have already seen a fair share of life and tenants. Tenants living in buildings K, L, M, N, O and P can paint their apartments with the painting set that Soihtu offers (not in furnished apartments). The painting set...