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Member of the University community! You can now activate the library card for yourself on the portal

Published on 1.2.2021
Tampere Universities
Linna kampus
When all the library units are closed, it is possible to submit a request for activating the student card / card for library use on the service portal. The service is now also available for staff. A library card is required in order to be able to use the pick-up service points during the pandemic.
  • If you have a student card then in the service portal, you can ask for the activation of your library card by logging in to the service with your tuni-ID. You can find the activate student card as a library card button under the library services section. Due to service congestion, activation may take up to 5 business days.
  • The library card activation request now also works for staff. Staff can order a library card for themselves at You can find the order a library card button in the Library Services section. The library card is delivered to the subscriber's internal postal address.

The library system generates a PIN code for the library card, which is automatically sent to the subscriber's e-mail when the card is activated.

Due to service congestion, activation may take up to 5 business days.


Follow the information on the library's website and intranet, and you will always find the latest information about the situation of the library's services during a pandemic.

Despite the closure of the library's premises, all the library's online services will continue as normal. 

This page contains Tampere University Library policies during the corona virus pandemic.