Membership

Why join JAMKO?

  • As a member of the student union, it is easy for a student to become a part of the student community. About 4200 students benefit from the joys and advantages of JAMKO’s benefits and services annually.
  • Membership is an extensive services and benefits package, which offers versatile recreational opportunities, amazing events and trips, and affordable café and office services.
  • Members can use wide range of national discounts and benefits. For example long distance trains(VR) and Matkahuolto (long distance busses) fairs have significant discounts with a student card. There is also many local services in different shops, restaurants and service providers to utilize. You will find student discounts almost everywhere, just remember to ask.
  • Members can broaden their services with JAMKO’s mobile student card in Pivo application. 
  • Student card can be made to work as a JAMK library card. Handy, isn’t it?
  • Members can use JAMKO’s gym at Main Campus for free!
  • As a member of JAMKO you are a part of a family called the student union. You can participate in the everyday actions, vote in the elections or stand as a candidate in the elections for representatives or the board.
  • Problem cases are solved most efficiently through the student union.The voice of 4000 students will be heard and as a member you have a say how your matters should be taken care of!

What student card?

The student card is also the membership card of the student union. So when you order the official student card you also join Student Union JAMKO. With a valid student card, a student can prove their studentship in a university of applied sciences and the membership of their student union, therefore gaining the benefits associated with membership. When a student has received the actual JAMKO-card and membership sticker, he or she can upload the Pivo application to use as a digital student card. 

Who can get it?

Membership can be granted for student who is studying a Bachelor’s or a Master’s degree in JAMK UAS as an attending student. See more details about the conditions of the membership.

Price and validity of the membership

The membership is valid either for a semester or for the whole academic year, according to your preference. The membership sticker is attached to the card to indicate the validity and that the student has paid the membership fee for the current term. More info on the duration of the membership term.

Joining, ordering the card and payment is done in JAMKO’s webshop, the sticker can be collected from JAMKO’s membership service.

  • The whole academic year: 35€ + the card 5€
  • The fall or the spring semester: 22€ + the card 5€

Note, that you pay the card manufacturing fee (5€) only with the first order.  

Membership at the turn of the Academic year

JAMKO’s membership for academic year 2019 – 2020 and for spring 2020 is valid until the end of September 2020. New membership for Autumn 2020 or Academic year 2020-2021 can be acquired or renewed from July 1st. However the new membership sticker can be collected after the summer break. The effects of Covid- 19 situation on Autumns member service will be reviewed and notified closer to Autumn. JAMKO’s remote member service will open on Aug 12th.

More information: jasenpalvelu(at)jamko.fi.

Something to ask?

Check whether JAMKO’s advisor has already answered your question at the FAQ-page.

if not,

  • Contact: Advisor of Member and Cashier Services, jasenpalvelu(a)jamko.fi, +358 50 3361 385
  • Visit: The JAMKO office, Rajakatu 35, main campus, F-wing, room FP23
  • Opening hours

Order a student card

You are becoming a JAMKO member for the first time and you will be ordering a student card.

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Renew membership

You already have a student card and would like to have a new sticker for the semester or for the academic year.

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Membership benefits

Student card is the key to a cheaper student life and you will find a student friendly company via JAMKO!

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Digital student card

After joining JAMKO and collecting the physical student card, members can get JAMKO’s mobile student card by Pivo

More info on obtaining mobile card

Who can join and get a student card?

Check the membership conditions and if you are eligible to a student card.

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Membership FAQ

Take a look at the Frequently Asked Questions of JAMKO membership. Someone might encountered the same problems as you.

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Membership Register

JAMKO’s membership register information comes directly from Student Unions’ joint register that is operated by Treanglo Oy. Student’s information is updated to the register when student joins JAMKO via JAMKO’s webshop in KideApp. The changes in one’s information must be done in the app.

JAMKO membership register