Orientation week 2019 is 2- 6 September.

Please see getting started with your studies for more information on services for Aalto students.

SECCLO student handbook 2018 (pdf)

 SECCLO orientation week programme 3.-7.9.2018
Monday 3rd September

9.00 – 14.00  

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


(If you have not enrolled yet!)   

Students can enroll at the university, receive certificate of attendance, IT username and password, HSL discount form and other important information.

Please pay the AYY membership fee before enrolment.


In front of the lecture hall TU2 (TUAS-building; Maarintie 8)


School of Science invites you for coffee and cheesecake.

 14.00 – 16.00

Lecture hall TU2 (TUAS-building, Maarintie 8)

Welcome to the School of Science and Introduction

The dean welcomes new students and practical information about studying at Aalto. 

Tuesday 4th September

10:00 – 12.00

Lecture hall TU3 (TUAS Building, Maarintie 8)

Academic information for SECCLO students by Prof. Tuomas Aura

 13.00 – 13.45

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.

14:00 – 16:00

Lecture hall TU7 (TUAS Building, Maarintie 8)

Programme-specific information for SECCLO students

by Prof. Tuomas Aura
Prof. N Asokan
Manager of International Relations Eija Kujanpää
Study Coordinator Laura Mursu

Wednesday 5th September

9.00 – 11.00

IT-class 1621 (TUAS-building, Maarintie 8)

Question clinic (Optional)

Student services staff will be there to help you with questions considering for example enrolling to courses and exams.

 11.15 – 12.15

Lobby (TUAS-building, Maarintie 8)

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.

 13.00 – 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.

Thursday 6th September

Introduction to University Services
(detailed programme for Thursday 6th September)

For students at the Aalto Bachelor's programmes in Science and Technology, Masters’ students, and exchange students at the Aalto University School of Business, School of Arts, Design and Architecture, School of Chemical Engineering, School of Electrical Engineering, School of Engineering and School of Science.

Thursday 6 September 2018

Otaniemi Campus, Otakaari 1, 2nd floor, lecture hall Aalto

9:00 – 9:15 Introducing the day’s programme and schedule
9:15 – 9:30 Welcome to Aalto University!
9:30 – 10:30 We have a lot of differences in common
Paul Westlake, Intercultural trainer, writer and stand-up comedian

10:30 – 10:40 Aalto IT Services

10:40 – 10:50 Library and Information Services

10:50 – 11:00 Interdisciplinary studies in Aalto

11:00 – 11:15 TEK (professional and labour market organization for academic engineers and architects)

11:15 – 12:45  Lunch break and Services Fair (in the lobby outside the lecture hall)

12:45 – 12:55 City of Espoo

12:55 – 13:05 Students’ Healthcare Services

13:05 – 13:15 Unisport

13:15 - 13:25 Language studies

13:25 - 13:35 Aalto ESN

13:35 – 13:55 Aalto University Student Union

13:55 – 15:00 Services Fair

15:00 – 16:00 Teekkari Life

Friday 7th September

9:00 – 11:00

Meeting room A142 (Computer Science Building, Konemiehentie 2)

Reception for SECCLO students Prof. Tuomas Aura Discussion on and finalizing personal study plan (HOPS)


10.00 – 12.00

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.


Lecture hall U2 (Undergraduate Center, Otakaari 1)

Enthusiasm, opportunities and personal growth by Professor Esa Saarinen



A group photo!

After the lecture we will walk to the amphitheater behind the Main building to take a group photo. In case of rain the photo will be taken inside the TUAS-building.

 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