Basic services

LOAS offers all its residents diverse basic services such as: a free laundry room in all buildings, club rooms for enjoying the evenings, sauna turns, the unique shore side sauna Vierula, parking places as well as shared cars.

Laundry rooms

A student does not need their own washing machine. Each property has a perfectly equipped laundry room together with drying rooms. No separate fees are charged for the use of the laundry rooms. You can easily book a laundry slot on the residents’ intranet via the LOAS Booking service.

Club rooms for enjoying the evenings

The club rooms and saunas of student buildings are popular evening venues. Resident committees, groups of friends, student associations, clubs and various hobby groups use the club rooms for all sorts of activities. We also listen to residents’ wishes concerning the development of the premises.

LOAS’ Timppa: at Laserkatu 1, at the top floor of building A. View across the Campus area and Lake Saimaa. Timppa club room is intended for events of up to 10 people.

Kotaniemi: at Tervahaudankatu 1, at the top floor of building B, you will find a club room equipped with a balcony offering stunning views across Lake Saimaa. Kotaniemi club room is intended for events of up to 15 people.

Punkkeritienoo: at Punkkerikatu 5 there is a pleasant an spacious club room where e.g. LUT guilds organise weekly sauna evenings. PK 5 club room is intended for events of up to 30 people.

Leiri: The two saunas of the club room allow even a larger group (15 people) to enjoy the sauna and the premises are actively booked. Leiri club room is intended for events of up to 15 people.

LOAS-Teatteri: On the eighth floor of the Anni Swanin katu 4 building, there is a cozy club room for up to 10 people with a wonderful city view. Teatteri club room is intended for events of up to 10 people.

You can make a booking for all the club rooms by contacting the housing office.

Vierula Sauna & Lounge

LOAS’ stunning and unique shore side sauna Vierula in the university area, at the shore of the pure Lake Saimaa, invites students to enjoy the relaxing steams and fun events. Vierula’s facilities consist of two saunas and a cozy lounge. The lounge is suitable for groups of about 25 people, the capacity of saunas is a total of about 25 people. The maximum amount of people is 50. You can easily make a booking by contacting the housing office. 

Did you know? On Mondays and Wednesdays there are resident sauna turns in Vierula from 5 to 9 pm! Sauna 1 is reserved for men, sauna 2 for women. All residents are welcome to Vierula common turns. 
NB! Users must leave the premises by 9 pm when the doors are automatically locked. 

Sauna turns almost daily

LOAS’ student building saunas are heated on average three times a week. There are turns for girls, boys and joggers. Common sauna turns are shown in Intra on the sauna turn booking page. You can also book your own turn from among the time slots on Fridays and Saturdays via the LOAS Booking service. Our saunas are spacious, modern and they are kept in first class condition. All booking can be made via the residents’ intranet LOAS Booking service.

"At LOAS we have all the Moomins in the valley."
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