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Updated information – Teaching and studying to continue primarily remotely until end of summer

Dear member of the Aalto community,

The coronavirus pandemic and the restrictions put in force to control it in mid-March required significant changes in operations also at universities. At Aalto, the transition to remote work and studying has gone smoothly, despite it being implemented on a tight schedule. Our community […]


Updated information – remote teaching and working to continue until 13 May

Dear Aalto community member,

According to guidelines by the Finnish Government, remote teaching at Aalto University will continue until 13 May 2020. In addition, we will continue to work remotely until 13 May 2020. With this decision, we want to do our best to ensure the health and safety of […]


Updated information on the effects of coronavirus on activities at Aalto University

Dear Aalto community member,

In accordance with the guidelines given by the Finnish Government, Aalto University pauses all contact teaching. Our facilities are not available for teaching at least until 13 April 2020. Based on our previous guidelines, employees are now expected to work remotely.

Therefore, also the buildings in which the […]


Problem fixed –Power outage in Otaniemi area

The issue was repaired by 10 am. There was a failure in the core network, that began at 8.50 am on 21 January 2020.

A power outage in Otaniemi area affected the following buildings: Open Innovation House (Maarintie 6), Maarintie 8, CS Building (Konemiehentie 2), Otakaari 4 (K building 1), Puumiehenkuja […]


Finnish Post and Logistics Union strike will cause problems in mail delivery

Service Sector Employers Palta and the Finnish Post and Logistics Union PAU continued the collective agreement negotiations on Thursday, November 7, led by the National Conciliator. As the negotiations did not lead to a solution, the strike announced by PAU will start on Monday 11 November. The negotiations will […]


Municipal infrastructure is being built on Tietotie

Due to the municipal infrastructure construction, there is only one entrance to the parking lot at Tietotie 1. Temporary entrance to parking lot is through the inner yard of the ship laboratory. From Tietotie you turn by Fat Lizard and drive between the buildings and by the long side of the ship […]


Part of Maarintie will be closed to vehicle traffic in October

Jokeri Light Rail will be built near the properties on Maarintie and at the intersection of Konemiehentie and Tietotie. As of June 2019, preparation work such as stabilization, and other works related to Jokeri Light Rail has been carried out on Maarintie.

With the closure of the eastern part of […]


Changes in transit routes in Otaniemi, update 18.9.: Traffic on Puumiehenkuja continues

Route changes are due to construction work by Jokeri Light Rail and infrastructure maintenance work by City of Espoo. Work at some sites has already begun, and work on others starts in September-October.

Unlike the previous release, access to K block (Otakaari 4, Puumiehenkuja 5, Puumiehenkuja 3 and Sähkömiehentie 4), […]