New Students | Study Place Confirmation and Enrolment and Registration

Study Place Confirmation and Enrolment and Registration

All new students admitted to the University of Oulu in spring 2016 are required to make a study place confirmation and register to the University.

Degree students incl. International Teacher Education students

Students can confirm their study place in Studyinfo.fi service. Study place confirmation can be done in Studyinfo.fi starting May 2, 2016.

Students who have a notification of acceptance as a student in University of Oulu in Studyinfo.fi service in 1st of July 2016 or earlier, need to confirm their study place by July 15, 2016 at 15.00 / 3.00 pm.

Those students who have been accepted later need to confirm their study place in 14 days from the date of acceptance notification. If a student doesn’t confirm the study place as instructed they will lose their study place.

New students can enroll and register to University using OILI online service if they have Finnish internet banking agreement. You are forwarded to the OILI online service after you have confirmed your study place in Studyinfo.fi.  Notice that when registering you will also have to pay the Student Union membership fee. You can only enroll as present to the whole academic year 2016-2017 in OILI online service. You can enroll and register to the University also in the Student Center or sending a form in the mail. If you have to register as an absent student you need to do this registration in Student Center. All new students have to register to University either as a present or absent student by August 29, 2016, at 15.00 / 3:00 pm.

You can fill and print the enrolment and registration form, available on Forms page, in advance if you are registering in Student Center. The form is also available in the Student Center.

On issues concerning registration contact:
Student Center
Student Affairs
PO BOX 8100
FI-90014 University of Oulu
Visiting address: Room KE1020, Erkki Koiso-Kanttilan katu, 2T-door,

tel +358 29 448 4035
email: opintoasiat(at)oulu.fi

Opening hours for Student Center in Linnanmaa Campus are:

  • term-time Mon-Fri, 9 am - 3 pm
  • June 1 Mon- July 31 Fri, 10 am - 2 pm
  • September 5 Mon, 9 am - 5 pm extended hours

International Master's Programme students

All students accepted to a International Master's degree programme need to confirm their study place with the following schedule:
by 15 July 2016 by 15.00 / 3.00 pm (GMT +3)

Return your Confirmation of Study Place form as well as enrolment and registration form according to the instructions given in your acceptance documents.

Students accepted later than 3rd of July need to confirm study place within 14 days of the date of the acceptance notification

Students conditionally accepted to a Master’s degree programme, deadline to submit a certified copies of your degree certificate and transcript
• June 15, 2016 by 15.00 / 3 pm (GMT +3): students graduating from a Finnish University of Applied Sciences
• July 29, 2016 by 15.00 / 3 pm (GMT +3): students graduating from abroad or a Finnish research University

If you don’t confirm your study place by the due date, you will lose the study place. You can enroll at the university only after accepting the study place.

Complete your university enrollment by returning the enrollment and registration form as instructed in your acceptance documents. Student Union membership fee payment is then made during the orientation week or at the Student Union Office on Linnanmaa campus.

Exchange students

Confirm your exchange period in SoleMOVE application database and return the Enrolment and Registration form at least a month prior to the start of your exchange period to international.office@oulu.fi.

Registering as absent

According to Universities Act first year student can register as absent only due to:

  1. performing service under the Conscription Act (Asevelvollisuuslaki 1438/2007),the  Non-Military Service Act (S1446/2007), or the Act on Women’s Voluntary Military Service (194/1995)
  2. maternity, paternity or parent leave, or
  3. student’s personal illness or injury

You can not register as absent to the University of Oulu using OILI Service. You need to register as absent at Student Center.

Read more on registering as absent.

Fees

Students registering as present need to pay The Student Union membership fee is 109 EUR/academic year and includes a student health care fee of 54 EUR. The fee per term is 54,50 EUR and the health care fee is 27 EUR. If the student has already registered at another other Finnish university, and has paid the fee of their student union (a receipt must be presented), the reduced Student Union fee at the University of Oulu is 55 €/academic year and 27,50 €/term.

If you have already paid Student Union fee to another Finnish University, you are still required to pay The University of Oulu’s Student Union membership feed when registering in OILI service. You can redeem extra payment from Student Union. 

Certificate of Registration

After The University of Oulu has registered you as present, a Certificate of Registration will be mailed to you. It will be sent to the address you have given in your contact information.

Students registering as absent will receive a Certificate of Registration containing study right and absent information. 

Student account

At the beginning of your studies, you are granted with a personal student account that you can use to access e.g. university's information services. Student account is valid as long as you are registered as a present at the University of Oulu.

You will also get a University of Oulu email address that will be used to send important study related information during your studies.

Read more on Student Account from IT Administration Services.

Student number and Student card

After you have activated your student account according to IT Admistration Services' instructions, you can login to WebOodi where you find your student number at the top left corner below your name. Student number can also be found from 'Other functions' - 'Personal data' page in WebOodi.

Instructions on how to order a student card are found from The Student Union of the University of Oulu’s pages.

Materials

At the beginning of your studies you will receive a study guide and a calendar on behalf of the University of Oulu’s Student Union. Faculties give our study guides at new student’s receptions or orientation events, or some other way.  You can get a Student Union calendar at Linnanmaa both from Student Center without a service number, and from Student Union service point. Faculty of Medicine students can also pick up materials from Faculty office, Aapistie 5 A.

Student Union has service points on both Linnanmaa and Kontinkangas campuses (Aapistie 5).

Last updated: 11/8/2016