The conditions of the membership

Who can become a member?

Membership can be granted for JAMK UAS student who is studying a degree and fulfills all the conditions for obtaining a student card. Also a renewing member must fulfill these conditions.

The student has to fulfill all of the following criteria:

  1. You are enrolled at a UAS and studying for a UAS first (Bachelor) or second cycle degree (Master).
  2. You are enrolled as attending for the academic year/term.
  3. You become a member of your UAS student union.

In addition 

  • Membership is meant only for students of Jyväskylä University of Applied Sciences.
  • There is no student card available for Open university, teacher education college or study path students at the moment.
  • Exchange students are also eligible.
  • You are accountable for providing correct information. Misuse of the card is a punishable offence.
  • The orderer’s identity will we checked so you will have to present proper identification.
  • The card may be refused from the orderer if the picture in the card is against good manners or does not portrait the orderer. The fee will still be collected from the orderer.

Validity of the membership

The membership is valid either for a semester or an academic year, according to your preference. The sticker on the student card indicates its validity. The sticker is an indicator that the student has paid the student union membership fee. So the sticker is not a product sold separately.

  • The fall semester membership is valid until the end of January of the following year
  • The spring semester membership is valid until the end of September
  • The membership for an academic year is valid until the September of the following year

If a student graduates in December, s/he is not entitled to student union membership during the spring semester, even though they might have paid the membership fee for the entire year.