The self-study facilities are available for quiet studying and group work. The university’s guidelines relating to safety and hygiene must be followed in all facilities.
Access to the 24/7 self study facilities is with an access badge only. You can apply the Access badge by using this online form. If you already have an Access badge, you can apply for extending the right of access. You will be notified by email when the access badge can be retrieved from key services or the permissions on an existing badge have been updated.
Campus Libraries 24/7 Self-Study facilities
Libraries on both campuses have self-study facilities (Carelia building/Joensuu and Snellmania building/Kuopio) available 24/7 with an access badge.
In the facilities, you can use the library self-check machines for borrowing and returning, multifunction printers for printing, copying and scanning and work on computers. See the opening hours and more information on the Library website (opens in a new tab). Please note that the facilities are closed on the holidays or at times comparable to them. We will inform you about any exceptions on UEF 24/7 Kirjasto | Library Yammer group (opens in a new tab), library premises and library home pages.
The self-study facilities in Joensuu and Kuopio campuses
Self-study facility, Oppari, Carelia building: 1st floor. Please check the opening hours.
Carelia teamwork rooms
Two of the teamwork rooms (2A1 and 2A2) in Hall 2A on the second floor of the Carelia Campus Library will be open to students from Monday, October 12, 2020. Those rooms can be used for working together or for private studying. There is a mask recommendation on the premises (read the university mask recommendation).
All rooms are equipped with a computer and a large monitor.
Reservations for group study rooms can be made straight to university´s online-calendar. (room resources room-Teamwork_x_Carelia) Please see this video. It is possible to reserve a team work space for three hours at a time.
In addition to these teamwork rooms there are spaces of different sizes on the third floor: 3A1, 3A5, 3A6, 3B1, 3B2 and 3B3. Note! Not in use at the moment.
The following computer labs are also available if there is no scheduled teaching in them:
Atrium is located on the ground floor of Aurora II building, in the Carelian Institute, entrance B. Atrium is intended for quiet studying – it is possible to work alone or in a group. The room is equipped with computers, and it has spaces for relaxation. Printing is not possible. Open from Monday to Friday 7:45 am until 4:15 pm.
Self-study N110 is located near stairwell E on the ground floor, entrance A.
The space is intended for quiet studying alone or in a group. Equipment: sofas, adjustable tables, no computers, no printing possibilities. Open during hours of the building (opens in a new tab, requires log in).
Computer classes N111 and N114 are open 24/7 and they are situated in the Natura building.
Canthia 2nd floor
Self-study facility, Oppari, Canthia building 2nd floor. Please check opening hours.
The study space in the front is intended for casual studying – it is possible to work alone or in a group, and discussions with others are allowed. The space is divided by the service desk that offers help during opening hours.
The same space offers two accessible working stations that have height-adjustable desks. They are located so that it is easy for the person using the station to ask for help from the service desk when necessary.
The spaces in the back are meant for quiet independent study. These stations are divided with screens.
Printers are located next to the service desk.
Canthia teamwork rooms, 2nd floor
The teamwork rooms are open to students. There is a mask recommendation on the premises (read the university mask recommendation).
There are two kinds of teamwork rooms. The bigger ones, have a large monitor, a computer, video conference equipment, digital tv, and a flip chart. The smaller ones are equipped with a computer, a scanner, a large computer desk and two smaller group stations.Reservations for group study rooms can be made straight to university´s online-calendar. (room resources room-Teamwork_x_Canthia) Please see this video. Reservations can be made for maximum three hours at a time.
Place to relax
Oppari offers also a space for relaxation. You can watch TV or read newspapers.
Canthia 1st floot
Rooms 1177/1, 1177/2, 1176 ja 1175 for selfstudy and groupwork, Canthia building, 1st floor. There is wifi for using your own laptop. Rooms are open on weekdays from 8 am to 6 pm. See location.
The computer labs CA103, CA104 ja CA105 (Canthia building 1st floor), MD101 (Mediteknia building 1st floor) are available if there is no scheduled teaching in them. See the opening hours.
Computer lab MD101 in Mediteknia building can be used for quiet studying during the academic year from 6 pm until 08 am and during days if there is no scheduled teaching in the class. Otherwise the class can be accessed 24/7. If the main entrance of Mediteknia is closed, it is possible to access the side door (entrance 2) of the building.
Taitostudia is located in Medistudia building, 5th floor. It is a place place for practicing clinical skills using phantoms and other equipment. Please check for more information on Taitostudia (in Finnish, opens in a new tab).