The Info and Arcada opening hours in January 2021

The Info and the switchboard are open weekdays 9.00-15.00.

The main entrance stays closed for all external visitors until 31.1.2021, you may enter the building (next to the main entrance) using your own flex key weekdays 7.00-20.45, weekends 9.00-17.30

Securitas working hours are weekdays 15.00-21.00.

If you have questions about the opening hours, please contact the Info or

Save the date – My Future Work 2021

The new year is approaching and we are delighted to invite you to My Future Work 2021 – an event that will be hosting different sessions and workshops during January. The aim of the event is for students and personnel to meet and connect with our partners from various work organizations. All events will be hosted online. Please, plan these dates into your calendar:

The digital Graduation Ceremony 22 Jan 2021

Arcada UAS graduation ceremony for students, who have or are graduating during the fall, is getting closer. Due to the pandemic, the event will be hosted online and we would like to invite you and your loved ones to follow the live stream from the comfort of your home.

The digital Graduation ceremony is held Friday January 22nd at 3-5 p.m. During the ceremony there will be speeches, music and a reading of all the graduates’ names.

Arcada and Info desk opening hours during Christmas 2020

The main entrance doors are locked until 10.1.2021, but you are able to enter with your own flex key during weekdays 7am - 8.45pm and weekends 9am - 5.30pm.

Please note, the Info desk is closed 21.12.2020 - 8.1.2021.

The switchboard is open until 22.12.2020 between 9am - 3pm and from 7.1.2021 between 9am - 3pm.

The info desk and the switchboard will return to normal opening hours (weekdays 9am – 3pm) on 11.1.2021.

New opening hours for Arcada information desk and switchboard

The Arcada information desk and switchboard have new opening hours starting from Monday 28.9.2020. We are open weekdays from 9.00-15.00. After 15.00 a guard from Securitas is found at the information desk. 

Arcada is open with your flex key weedays 7.00-21.00 and weekends 9.00-17.30 (not automatically) Please read more about flex keys.

Green Office: Food Waste Week 7-13.9.2020

We are reminding you about the huge amount of food beeing thrown away.

Also Compass Group (Restaurant Arcada) participate in the Food Waste Week by measuring food wasted. They also sell food waste from today’s lunch if available (take away), weekdays at 12.45-13.00. A 750g box costs 3€-3.20€, with your own box the cheaper price.

At the new coffee line you also have ready take away portions, 2.60€ for students and 5.60€ for our staff. Weekdays at 13.00-15.00.

Please read more here about the Food Waste Week (only in Finnish).

Arcada's Campus Reopens 3 August

As of 3 August campus is open to students and the public weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Continued opening hours and more detailed instructions for the autumn will be given in mid-August based on the national recommendations and an analysis of the overall situation. 

We remind you to continue to observe good hand hygiene and safety distances when you visit on campus. 

Green Office was audited and granted a new certificate

Today, Arcada was audited and we passed the audit. We received a renewed certificate and can continue to work for a better environment and sustainable development. We will get a report later that shows our strengths and what still could be improved.

Please read more about what Green Office have done

Have a nice summer and hope to see you in August!