Student card

The student card is both plastic and digital.
You can order it and join the Student Union from the links below:

You will get both a plastic card and the digital card, which you can download from the app store. Once the card order is accepted, you will receive the login codes for Slice-app in your email. You can also use the Pivo digital student card if you wish. Read more about Pivo student card

By ordering a student card you will become a member of Student Union Kaakko. We have a different student card for degree students and open UAS path, hops or diploma students. You can order a student card when you meet the following conditions:

1. you study at Xamk a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree, or you are an exchange student or an open UAS path, hops or diploma student
2. you have registered as attending for the semester/academic year

Use for example in the following

VR trains, matkahuolto buses, Kela's meal subsidy, local discounts, nationwide discounts, library card at Xamk, login card for printers at Xamk, mean of payment at Xamk restaurants etc.

Student card for open UAS path, hops or diploma students

As an open UAS path, hops or diploma student you will receive all student benefits, except Kela’s meal subsiby for students or VR and Matkahuolto travelling discounts.

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Card ordering instructions and delivery


For the order form you’ll need your student number. In Peppi in your own profile in personal settings there is the number in grey colour on the top left corner, right before the Degree Programme -information. You can check the number in Peppi a little before the semester starts.

The facial image

The face image for the card should be a close-up of the face, with the face fully visible and easily identifiable. The picture does not have to be an official passport photo, but it must be similar to a passport photo.


The delivery

You will get an email when your card is ready. After that, you can collect the card from Student Union’s office or you can reply to that email and ask us to send the card to your home address. Sending the card by the mail is on student’s own responsibility.

Nb! Postage to home address is 5€.  If you have not paid the postage yet, you can pay it HERE


  • card + membership semester, 0,5 year (autumn or spring) 32 €

  • card + membership academic year 44 €

  • card + membership 2 academic years 71 €

  • card + membership 3,5 academic years 111,5 €

  • card + membership 4 academic years 125 €

  • card + membership 4,5 academic years 138,5 €

  • Postage 5€

The above prices include a membership fee, use of the digital card, a plastic card manufacturing fee and a handling fee. Each charge will always include a handling fee. The validity of a plastic card is indicated by a valid semester or academic year sticker. The validity of the digital card is automatically updated

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