IT changes in the turn of the year

The LAB University of Applied Sciences will start its operation on 1 January 2020. Consequently, changes will be made to the login IDs and email addresses of staff and students at Saimaa University of Applied Sciences (SAIMIA) and Lahti University of Applied Sciences (LAMK). Users will receive a new username and email address according to the table below:

The changes will involve a service break O365-services starting on Thursday 2 January 2020 at 16:00 and ending by Monday 6 January 2020 at 21:00. The new login ID and email address will be in force already at the beginning of the service break. Therefore, you should log in with your new ID as of 3 January 2020 after 07:00 am. The new primary email address will correspond to the login ID, and the old email will continue to remain in force as a secondary address and receive messages until 31 December 2020.

Password changes

Password changes and accounts

What to do before your email changes

• Log out from your computer by Thursday 2 January 2020 at 16:00.

• Close any open Outlook, Teams and Skype applications on your personal devices.

• Log in with your new ID as of 3 January 2020 after 07:00 am.

What to do after your email changes (LAB staff and students)

  • Log in with your new login ID
    •  mobile devices, such as phones and tablets
    •  home computer Office 365 ProPlus software
  •  Reshare your files on OneDrive for Business
  •  Files shared by other OneDrive for Business users

Google services (LAMK)

Sign in with a new email address. Sign in schedule with the new address will be announced later.

What will happen to your old email address?

Your old or email address will continue to receive messages until the end of 2020. However, it will no longer be displayed as your address in new messages you send, and you will no longer be able to log in with them. and and

Your current email address will remain your secondary address until 31 December 2020. You will be able to receive messages through it but not send any.

Changes to Eduroam login

These changes apply to all LUT Group employees and students.

The username used to log on to the Eduroam network will change on 3 January 2020. After this date, the old username will no longer be valid and you will need to log on with your email. The password will remain the same.


Choose the LAB University of Applied Sciences when you log into HAKA systems.

A separate table will be provided listing the HAKA systems in which SAIMIA and LAMK users select the LAB University of Applied Sciences as of 7 January 2020 (Saimia and LAMK Exams as of 10 January 2020). In any other systems or services, select Saimaa University of Applied Sciences or Lahti University of Applied Sciences at the login stage.

As of 7 January 2020, all new users will choose the LAB University of Applied Sciences.

IT change support

IT change support to accounts and phone settings in Lahti and Lappeenranta.

Lahti: LAB University of Applied Sciences, room A112, 7.1 – 8.1.2020 between 9 am and 3 pm.

Lappeenranta: LAB University of Applied Sciences, near the main entrance 7.1 – 8.1.2020 between 9 am and 3 pm.

Information updates will be posted at

More information:
Antti Sirviö, CIO

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