Second floor of the Kumpula Campus Library to open on February 1st

On the top floor of the Kumpula Campus Library, a new kind of smart facility for researchers and students will be opened. The library’s second-floor customer facilities are available from Friday, February 1st.

The first floor has been available with its collections, facilities and services from September 3rd, 2018. Read more: Welcome to the renewed Kumpula Campus Library

Ubikampus @ Kumpula

The library’s facility upgrade project is connected with a broader project that involves the Faculty of Science and the University’s Student Services. What is taking place in the space is the first pilot of the Ubikampus project.

The 1,000 square meter pilot premises of the Ubikampus project house altogether 168 workstations and 16 separate rooms bookable with the tablets situated at the doors. More than half of the space is reserved for students, the rest for researchers. Students’ facilities include reading places and group study rooms.

Arrangements on the second floor are still in progress, but you are welcome to check out and test new facilities!

Student, reserve a group study room with your smartphone

Do you need a place to work on your group project or presentation? Did you know that you can reserve a group study room with your mobile device?

Just follow these simple steps  (recommended for Apple or Android users).

  1. You´ll need to use the University of Helsinki Office 365 email system (for UH students and staff) . Read more about Office 365 (switch to English via top right corner).
  2. Download the mobile version of Microsoft Outlook
    Instructions how to download Outlook from the AppStore/Google Play Store  (switch to English via top right corner).
  3. Follow these instructions to make a reservation through the Outlook app (example from Android version).

  4. Remember to check your university email to confirm your reservation was accepted.

Campus Library Group Facilities Email Addresses

Kaisa House Group Work Room Reservations in the Office 365 Calendar

Starting July 1st, reservations for the 10 group work rooms in Kaisa House will be made using the Office 365 calendar. It is no longer possible to make reservations in the former system, Timmi, after June 2016.

The group facilities can only be reserved by the students and staff of the University of Helsinki. To make a reservation you need a Helsinki University Office365 account and calendar. You can find the Kaisa House group work rooms in the calendar under “Kaisa-talo Group Study Room”.

Further information and instructions for group work rooms on the library’s website.

Starting in summer 2016, all Helsinki University Library group work rooms will be reserved with the Office 365 calendar. In addition to the Kaisa House group work rooms you can also find group work rooms from the following places in the calendar: Viikki Campus Library, Learning Centre Aleksandria, and Learning Centre Minerva. Starting in August you will also be able to reserve the group work rooms of the Kumpula and Meilahti Campus Libraries using the calendar.

Further information and instructions for the Office365 calendar available on the Helpdesk website.

Change in reservation practices for group work rooms in the library