Rental of Facilities, Van and Car

AYY rents sauna, sitsi, party and meeting facilities for one day at a time. You can find information and pictures on all facilities on their own pages.



Reservation of facilities until Jan 7th 2018 can be made via TILA system by using your own Aalto username and password.

Reservation will be confirmed in the system the next working day the latest, after which the confirmed reservation will appear in blue in the reservation calendar. Please note that the system will only send an email about a confirmed reservation, if the user has chosen to receive this type of notifications in the TILA-system. More information at

In case you don’t have an Aalto account, you can make a reservation request via AYY’s Otaniemi Service Point using this form. Reservation of facilities should be done personally. The booker is responsible for facilities throughout the reservation.

Associations operating within AYY may book facilities in advance in the booking sessions organised in late spring and late autumn. More detailed information on the booking sessions can be found here (via association newsletter).


Payment details are sent by e-mail. Keys for facilities are not handed over unless the payment is made.

Please note that the person making the booking must be a member of the student union during the time of booking and rental in order to get the facility with the student price.

The prices for all facilities for the year 2017 can be found here.
The rent prices of 2017 will apply until 7 January 2018.


Keys to all premises can be collected on the same day for a receipt or payment at AYY’s Otaniemi Service Point. For weekend reservations, keys can be collected on Friday. Please check our opening hours first!

If you have forgotten to collect the keys, you must call the maintenance service tel. 0200 155 00 (except in Vaasankatu: tel. 010 270 8880 & Atlantinkatu: tel. 050 300 9980).

The keys must be returned to Otaniemi Service Point by 12noon the following day. If the keys are not returned, a fee of at least €35 will be charged from the renter; possibly more if locks need to be changed.

Deficiencies in the equipment in facilities

You can report deficiencies in fixtures and equipment when returning the keys to the facilities and the facility checklist.

If there are particularly many additional items, or if the space is otherwise in bad shape, you can take photos of the situation and send them as e-mail attachments to If you want compensation because space is in bad condition, you have to send photos.

If something breaks during your rental or if the place is left in an otherwise bad shape, or if during the rental anything happens that might make the usage of the space worse in the future, please be honest and report it by sending an e-mail to Flaws that are reported quickly are also fixed quicker.


The reservation of chargeable facilities must be cancelled 14 days prior to the date of use, otherwise the person who booked the facilities has to pay the rent. Facilities free of charge must be cancelled 1 day prior and the van 2 days prior to the date of use.

Cancellations can be made by logging in to the TILA system. The system will automatically send a email reminder ca. 3 weeks before the reservation date.

If you don’t have an Aalto account, you can cancel your reservation by sending email to the service point ( 14 days before the reservation date.

Heating of sauna

Users must inform Otaniemi Service Point about exceptional heating hours of the sauna no later than one week before the reservation, as the heatings will be ordered the previous Friday. A separate fee of €10 will be charged for changing the heating time. If you want to extend the heating time of the sauna, additional hours cost €10.

Please note that new sauna reservations made during Dec 21–30 for the same period of time will not include heating of the sauna.

Exceptions in the use of facilities

Facilities can also be rented for daytime. In this case, prices are negotiated individually with AYY.

It is possible to apply for the night user permission for Servin Mökki from AYY with this form. It is advisable to apply for the permission in connection with the reservation and should be done no later than two weeks before the event.  When you apply for the night time use less than 14 days before the reservation (i.e. when the invoice has already been delivered), we will charge an additional fee of EUR 50 in addition to the normal night time price (EUR 100).

Use of the facilities

The renter is responsible for rental facilities and movables for the whole time when the renter has the key for the facilities. See the usage rules to student union’s rental facilities here.


In order to keep up with the equipment and the deficiencies of the facilities, we ask all renters to fill in a checklist upon arrival. If the checklist hasn’t been, a sanction will be charged.

For additional information on the facilities contact (no reservation requests).

Age limits

The Board of AYY has made a temporary decision at its meeting 15/2017 regarding one-time rental facilities:

All rentals of one-time rental facilities for student organizations outside AYY require the person renting and the person in charge of the event to be at least 20 years of age. The person renting the space and/or the person in charge must be prepared to have their age checked when fetching the keys from the AYY office. The keys will not be released to people under 20 years of age.

All rentals of one-time rental facilities for other parties outside AYY require the person renting and the person in charge of the event to be at least 25 years of age. The person renting the space and/or the person in charge must be prepared to have their age checked when fetching the keys from the AYY office. The keys will not be released to people under 25 years old.

Cancelling the reservation right

The board of AYY decided in its meeting 14/2015 that the right to make reservations to AYY’s facilities will be removed from everyone who lacks to pay the rent after the first reminder. The reservation right will be returned once all unpaid rents have been paid.