The Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare has updated its recommendation on the use of face masks. The updated recommendation also applies to higher educations institutions during the epidemic’s so-called acceleration phase.
Starting today, study certificates and transcripts of records will be signed electronically. You will receive the certificates through secure email one work day after ordering them through Start. You will receive a link to your Arcada email and you will have access to the certificates through the link. Please check your spam folder if you can’t find the email from Student Affairs and contact us if necessary.
Students are, by law, required to register for each academic year (Polytechnics Act 29 §). In Arcada, the registration for the academic year shall be made here on Sepetmber 15th 2020 at the latest.
Arcada's opening of the academic year and graduation ceremony will be held on 2.9. The day is divided into two smaller events; a separate opening of the academic year at 10.00 and a graduation ceremony at 15.00.
(each part is also livestreamed on our Youtube channel):
10.00-11.00 Opening of the acedemic year
15.00-16.00 Graduation ceremony
The library is open for students when the campus is open (Mon-Fri 8-16). During these hours it is possible to use the library space and borrow or return books through the machines for lending and returning. In August the library customer service is available Mon-Fri 10-15. You can then get help with finding material or learn how to use the library's e-resources. You can also contact us by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, phone 0294 282 690 or via Twitter: @ArcadaLibrary.
To avoid queues and spreading of the virus we hope that you will follow these guidelines:
-Please use the HSL app for purchasing discounted tickets when using public transport. If you do not have banking codes or if you use the plastic card and do not have a student card, you may collect the HSL discount form from D2.
-Please use the digital student card to get lunch at a discounted price. If you do not have a student card you may fill out the KELA meal subsidy card and get it stamped.
-Discount forms for VR and Matkahuolto can also be collected from D2.