After admission, please read carefully

Orientation week 2019 is 2- 6 September.

During the orientation week, new students make a personal study plan (HOPS) in Sisu system. The deadline for submitting the study plan is 6th September. For more information, please see planning your studies.

In addition, students must register to courses starting in period I at WebOodi.

 SECCLO orientation week programme 2.-6.9.2019
Monday 2nd September

10.00 – 17.00 

School of Science Student Services, 1st floor, back corridor (Computer Science building, Konemiehentie 2)


(If you have not enrolled yet!)   

Students enroll at the university, receive certificate of attendance, bus discount documents and other important information.

Please pay the AYY membership fee before enrolment.

Tuesday 3rd September


In front of the lecture hall T1 (CS-building, Konemiehentie 2)

Coffee and sandwich

9.30 – 11.00

Lecture hall T1 (CS-building, Konemiehentie 2)

Welcome to the School of Science and Introduction
The dean welcomes new students and practical information about studying at Aalto. 

11.15 – 12.00

Lecture hall TU2 (TUAS Building, Maarintie 8)

How to Network by Peter Kelly
Learn how to network and take part in interesting exercises with your fellow students.



A group photo! (all new students at the School of Science)

13.00 – 15.00

Aalto University opening of the academic year
Official opening ceremony. The ceremony is invitation only.

15.30 – 19.00


Aalto Party is the official but more relaxed after-party to the opening of the academic year. This party brings together students and staff in various outdoor activities.

Wednesday 4th September

9.30 – 12.00

Lecture hall T3 (CS-building, Konemiehentie 2, 2nd floor)

Orientation for SECCLO students: administrative session
Speakers: Eija Kujanpää (Manager of International Relations), Laura Mursu (Study Coordinator)

11.30 – 13.00


SCI Get Together –lunch
The School of Science invites all new students to lunch. You can get to know your fellow students, teachers and staff of the School of Science.

13.15 – 15.00

Lecture hall T3 (CS-building, Konemiehentie 2, 2nd floor)

Orientation for SECCLO students: academic session
Speaker: Professor Tuomas Aura (Director of the Programme)


Near lecture hall T3 (CS-building, Konemiehentie 2, 2nd floor)

Group photo after the academic session (Security students only)

Thursday 5th September

9.00 – 15.00

Lecture hall Aalto (Undergraduate Center, Otakaari 1)

Aalto University Services for Students
Information about IT services, Student Health Care Services, Language Centre, Unisport, Student Union AYY and more. You will also find Service Fair in the lobby in front of the lecture hall. Get to know the services that interest you and ask questions!

15:00 – 16:00

Lecture hall Aalto (Undergraduate Center, Otakaari 1)

You will get information on guilds of Aalto University.

Friday 6th September


Meeting room A142 (Computer Science Building, Konemiehentie 2)

Meeting with SECCLO students & Prof. Tuomas Aura
Discussion on course selections and finalizing personal study plan (HOPS)


Lecture hall Aalto (Undergraduate Center, Otakaari 1)

Enthusiasm, opportunities and personal growth by Professor Esa Saarinen

13.15 – 15.00

IT-class C106 (Computer Science Building, Konemiehentie 2)

Question clinic
Staff from the degree programmes will be there to help you with all your questions considering for example enrolling to courses and exams.


Instruction videos in English

Old orientation materials (please note that some information may be outdated!)

 Orientation week material, September 2018

Monday 3rd September

SCI presentation for Master students.pdf (general academic info for all Master degree students at the School of Science)

Tuesday 4th September

SECCLO orientation_academic info.pdf (academic information for SECCLO, CCIS and ITMO double degree students by Prof. Tuomas Aura)
How to Network by Peter Kelly.pdf (slides from lecture "How to Network" by Peter Kelly)
SECCLO orientation_administrative info.pdf (administrative information for SECCLO students by the Manager of International Relations Eija Kujanpää)

Thursday 6th September

Aalto ESN.pdf

Aalto IT services.pdf

Aalto University Student Union.pdf

City of Espoo.pdf

Language Studies.pdf

Learning Centre.pdf

Student Health Care Services.pdf



 Presentations of exit universities, November 2018