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E-exam: Booking and keys to e-exam rooms

Registration and time-booking for an e-exam

Log in at the address exam.utu.fi with your abo-fi username and password
NB! If you are studying at both Åbo Akademi University and the University of Turku, log in using the user name of the university offering that specifc course!

  • Search for the exam using the course name, teacher's name or course code (put "ÅA-" in front of the course code found in Peppi).
  • For individual exams: click on the direct link to the exam in the automatic e-mail you get from the system

For additional information and detailed instructions, see E-exam guides for students (pdf).

Cancel or reschedule an e-exam

If you are unable to attend the exam, you should cancel or modify your reservation in exam.utu.fi.

  • General exams: If you want to register for the same exam again, you have to wait for the booked exam time to expire or until you have received the grade for the previous exam (the teacher can decide how many times you are allowed to take an exam before it is assessed).
    If you didn't cancel a booked exam time (that you didn't go to), you will have to inform your teachers, so that he/she makes the exam available for you again!
  • Individual exam: If you have booked an exam but do not take the exam (and you didn't cancel your reservation), you cannot make a new reservation.The teacher will be informed that you missed your exam and needs to make the exam available for you to book.

Please make sure that you cancel any reservations you do not need so that others can take your place! 

Taking an exam in another university's Exam room (Exam visit)

You can take an e-exam in certain other universities' exam rooms.
When you book an exam, click "Exam room reservation from external institution" and you'll see available universities and polytechnics.
You will follow the rules and regulations for e-exams and video surveillance of the institution, where you take your exam.
NB! Remember to check how you get access to the exam rooms at the other university.
Information on Exam visits is available on the website of the Exam consortio.

Key cards for exam rooms

ÅAU students can get a key card from the Natura building, Henrikinkatu 2 (campus map nr 6), Mondays-Fridays at 9.00-12.00 or by agreement by emailing kulkuoikeudet@utu.fi also at 12.00-15.30. The key card will be activated and is valid immediately, and for as long as you have a right to study.
(For exams on weekdays at 8-15.30 you can sometimes also access the exam rooms by calling the phone number found on the door of the exam buildings, providing that somebody is available at the information desk - however, to be on the safe side, get a key card!).

When booking, you will receive a PIN code for the room.(Remember to check the PIN-code in your booking via exam.utu.fi, open “Instructions on the exam room”,  the same day as you take the exam, in case the code has been changed.)
The pin code goes to the e-exam room and the door the the Academill building, Rantakatu 2.

(If you have already lent a key in June 2023, it will also work; return the key after the exam into the white mailbox at floor E4, next to the library, at the entrance to F4).

Corona info

In the e-exam rooms the universities’ instructions on the coronavirus situation are followed. You must wash your hands and wipe the keyboard, mouse and all other surfaces that may be touched with disinfecting hand wipes before beginning of the exam. If you have symptoms of a cold, influenza or other infectious diseases, do not come to campus.
NB! If you can´t take your e-exam, cancel the current reservation immediately so that the computer is made available for other students.