Annual registration

Registration period for current students for academic year 2018-19: May 2 - Sept 12, 2018.

Registration period for spring term 2019: Dec 1, 2018 – Jan 31, 2019


Registration in OILI

New students and enrolled degree students with a valid study right after 1.8.2018 use OILI online service to register to University during annual registration period.

Other non-degree students register using WebOodi, see below. In the future annual registration in WebOodi will be replaced by OILI online service, which will be available for enrolled non-degree students as well.

Continuing enrolled students sign-in to OILI using a University of Oulu student account. You also need to have a Finnish social security number in Oodi or a national student code. You can see all your valid study rights at any Finnish higher education institution in OILI, and register to several higher education institution at the same time.

Registration information for new student can be found here.

Payments in OILI are made using PayTrail. Registration information can be seen in WebOodi. Registration information will transfer to OILI online system without a delay.

Notice! If you registered in WebOodi or at Faculty Study Affairs, you will not see your registrations in OILI immediately. Try signing in to OILI the next day to see up-to-date information. OILI receives information from Oodi with 1-3 day delay. OILI online service is a joint registration system for all higher education institutions in Finland, it checks your study rights and registration information based on VIRTA data warehouse. Information from Oodi transfers to VIRTA once a day.

Continuing degree students: OILI registration

Registration in WebOodi

Continuing students can register and check their contact information in WebOodi. In order to be able to register in WebOodi, students need to have a valid University of Oulu student account. In WebOodi, it is also possible to change the student’s status from absent to present for the spring term during spring registration period.

In addition to a valid University student account, students also need to have netbank access codes in order to pay the Student Union membership fee. More detailed instructions can be found at Oodi Guides for Students.

Registration at Faculty Study Affairs

All students can register at the Faculty Study Affairs on Linnanmaa and Kontinkangas Campuses.

The Student Union membership fee has to be paid before registration can be made. More information on Student Union fees can be found here.

You can register at Faculty Study Affairs either:

  1. by sending an email to Faculty Study Affairs. Make sure the email contains all your names and date of birth, and a paid receipt of Student Union membership fee.
  2. by visiting Faculty Study Affairs service point. In order to be able to register, show a paid receipt of Student Union membership fee. Take your student id card or id certificate with you.

Registration at Faculty Study Affairs should be done well before your studies begin in order to avoid the rush days in the beginning of September.

Students who have received their study place last year, but are starting their studies this autumn, register at Faculty Study Affairs during annual registration period.

Student card

After registration, your information will be updated to digital student card, or you can collect a valid term sticker to a plastic student card.

The Student Union OYY has their own service center on Linnanmaa Campus, check office hours here.
If you are unable to collect your term sticker in person, you also can get it by mail. Send your Student ID Card and an envelope with the return address and a stamp to the Student Union. The address is:

Student Union of the University of Oulu
P.O. BOX 250
FI-90014 University of Oulu

Registering as absent

Information on registering as absent can be found here.

Registering after registration period

If a University of Oulu student fails to register during registration period, they will lose their right to study. Re-registering after the study right has been lost requires the student to pay the re-registration fee 35€. This applies to all bachelor, master and doctoral level students.(Council of State’s Decree 1082/2009)

Last updated: 16.3.2018