From Thursday, June 13, 2019 it is allowed to use laptops in the Main Library’s quiet reading room (no. 2011) on the 2nd floor of the Kaisa House. The smaller reading space (no. 2015) on the 2nd floor is still reserved for work without laptops.
Library’s silent spaces are coded with red signs. Be considerate and let the other visitors work in peace. Keep all your devices completely on mute, work quietly.
Read more about the Library Rules ->
From the Midsummer, Friday June 21st on, Kumpula, Meilahti and Viikki Campus Libraries will be closed. Main Library Kaisa House and Learning Centre Aleksandria will also have shorter opening hours. From June 24th to August 25th Kaisa House is open 8:00-18:00 (customer service 10:00-18:00) on weekdays. On Saturdays, the library is closed.
Opening hours at Midsummer
Thursday, June 20
Main Library Kaisa House is open 8-18, customer service 10-18.
Learning Centre Aleksandria is open 8-17:45.
Learning Centre Minerva is open 8-15:45.
Kumpula, Meilahti and Viikki Campus Libraries are open 8-16, customer service 10-16.
At Midsummer, June 21-23, the learning centres and all library locations are closed. Aleksandria can be accessed with magnetic key during Midsummer (from 7 a.m. until 1 a.m.).
SUMMER 2019 in the Library
All Helsinki University Library’s services during the summer (eg customer service hours, loan periods, returns and reservations, HUPS and Interlibrary loans) can be found from the page SUMMER 2019 in the Library.
Kaisa House, Guidance Corner
Fabianinkatu 30, lobby area
Monday, May 6 at 12-14
Are you wondering about submitting your thesis? About when you will be getting a proposal for the thesis grade? About how to publish your thesis in University’s publication repository? About where Master’s theses are archived?
Come over to Guidance Corner to ask questions and discuss on Monday, May 6 at 12-14!
Experts from the Student Services and the Library will guide you through submitting your digital Master’s thesis and give advice concerning thesis assessment, approval, publishing and archiving. If your thesis has already been approved, you can also permit its publication in the open publication repository.
During Easter the libraries are closed from Good Friday April 19th until Easter Monday April 22nd, 2019.
On Maundy Thursday (April 18th), the libraries are open as follows:
– Kaisa House 8 a.m. – 6 p.m (customer service 10 a.m. – 6 p.m).
– Kumpula, Terkko and Viikki 8 a.m. – 4 p.m (customer service 10 a.m. – 4 p.m).
Learning Centres Aleksandria and Minerva are open 8 a.m. – 5:45 p.m. on Maundy Thursday. Aleksandria can be accessed with magnetic key during Easter (from 7 a.m. until 1 a.m.).
Welcome to the opening of Guidance Corner, University students and staff!
During the opening week you can experience and get to know activities organized at Guidance Corner throughout the year. You can update your CV and job application, join an exercise session, try on a virtual reality headset, check how much you know about our University or Moodle, discuss open science, take a selfie or write your greetings to the parliamentary elections on the Student Union’s photo wall.
There’s also a chance to express your thoughts and opinions on what your dream Guidance Corner would look like in the future!
This year’s Tutor Adventure is organised on Thursday April 4th, at 1 pm – 8 pm, on the City Centre campus. Almost all of the university’s 700 tutors participate in the Adventure.
The Tutor Adventure of HYY and UH Student Services consists of touring checkpoints in teams to learn tutoring skills and receive information about the services and activities of the University, the Student Union and other interest groups. Three of the checkpoints are located in the Main Library at the Kaisa House (on the 3rd, 5th and 7th floor).
Please notice, that the Tutor Adventure may cause a little extra noise in the library.