Using a HUPnet account

The HUPnet account only allows the user to connect to the University of Helsinki visitor network with their own computer or mobile device.

  • The account can be used to access the library databases.
  • The account cannot be used to log in to university workstations.
  • The account is valid for one day or one week from the first use.
  • Passwords for HUPnet accounts cannot be changed. If the password is lost or forgotten, a new HUPnet account must be created. Even Helpdesk cannot view or change the password.
  • If you try to log in to HUPnet with an expired account, you will receive an error notification telling you that the account has expired. The validity period of a HUPnet account will not be extended. Instead, a new account can be created if necessary.


Quick help
  • Connect to Univ Helsinki Hupnet.
  • Launch the Web browser. If the browser does not automatically redirect you to the HUPnet login page, try the address
Detailed help

Connecting to the University of Helsinki network

  • Connect to the wireless or wired HUPnet network.
  • Open the browser on your device. The HUPnet login page will be displayed:

Kirajutuminen HUPnet-verkkoon

  • When you are logging in for the first time, you are required to accept the terms of use:

HUPnet-luvan käyttösäännöt

  • When you have successfully logged in with the account, you will receive a notification:

Onnistunut kirjautuminen HYPnetiin

  • If you try to log in to HUPnet with an expired HUPnet account, you will receive an error notification:

Virheilmoitus HUPnetiin kirjauduttaessa

You will need to log in when connecting to the HUPnet network and also again at regular intervals when using the network.
You will not be able to connect to the Internet through the HUPnet network without logging in successfully.