Renewal of the key cards
The key cards (magnetic stripe key cards and contactless key cards) are valid for a limited time after which the keys have to be renewed by the tenant or changed to new ones (at the service point of Soihtu Housing), depending on the type of the key card. If you forget to renew or pick up a new key card and have to ask the Soihtu Facility Services to open the door, the service will be charged from you.
It is not allow to make a hole for a ring to contactless the key card because the card will be damaged and useless. If your key card is worn-out (magnetic stripe doesn’t work), you can change your card to the new one at the service point of Soihtu Housing. Please return your worn-out key card to the service point when picking up the new card.
Updating the contactless key cards
The contactless key cards are in use in the Student Village’s buildings A, B, C, D, F, H, J, R, S & T and in Soihtu Korttelikylä apartments. Also the Village Key is contactless key card.
With the devices located in the lobby of Rentukka and in the lobby of building D in Soihtu Korttelikylä, the tenants can add to the validity period on their cards. You can update the cards at any time convenient for you, and the device increases the validity period by 6 months at a time. For example, the key cards for the autumn’s new tenants are valid until January, so the tenants could update the validity period of their cards, for instance, before leaving for Christmas holidays.
Note: You need to update all key cards you have in use at the same time, so that all key cards work properly after updating.
Tenants in shared apartments of buildings R, S, F, H and J need to pick up new key cards from the Service point when the card expires – we will announce tenants beforehand.
Updating the magnetic stripe cards
The magnetic stripe cards are in use in the Student Village’s buildings M, N, O, P and Q, and in all buildings in Soihtu Vehkakuja.
The magnetic stripe cards are valid for two years, and the validity period is building specific. We announce the expiration of the cards in Tenant Information and on the notice boards/front doors of the apartment buildings. Tenants can pick up their new magnetic stripe cards from the Housing service point when the expiration date is near.
Personnel changes in the Soihtu Housing team – Jenna Pigg to service manager, Anni Pajari to community manager
There have been changes in Soihtu Housing staff in August and September that are visible to the tenants as well. Soihtu Housing’s personnel are involved in the residents' daily lives both at Soihtu Housing service point in Vehkakuja 2b and at Rentukka info desk in Kortepohja Student Village, where Soihtu Housing staff members work on a rotating shift.
JYY and Soihtu are assessing their biodiversity footprint in cooperation with the School of Resource Wisdom of the University of Jyväskylä
The Student Union of the University of Jyväskylä JYY and its Business Unit Soihtu are assessing their carbon and biodiversity footprints. The analysis is carried out by JYU.Wisdom, the School of Resource Wisdom of the University of Jyväskylä.
The Tenants’ Committee organizes a flea market on Monday 19th September in Lillukka, and if the weather allows, also outside, close to Lillukka. The flea market is open from around 2pm to 7pm, depending on the activity of the sellers and buyers....