IT Services

Logging in to Optima

This guide shows you how to log in to Optima of University of Jyväskylä using University of Jyväskylä's user account and using user account in the form of Firstname Surname

Logging in to Optima

Logging in to University of Jyväskylä's Optima e-learning environment


The user needs to have a user account and password for University of Jyväskylä's Optima. The staff and students of University of Jyväskylä log in to Optima with the user name and password of the University. Password used in Optima is the same as the password used to log in to e-mail and computers of the University.

If you have forgotten your user name or password, contact Information Management Centres Service Desk in Mattilanniemi, building MaD, telephone number 014-260 3600,

If you are not staff or student in University of Jyväskylä, contact Optima-support at


Logging in with JYU user account

  1. Open your web browser and go to address
  2. Choose "Login with University of Jyväskylä's user account" from login screen.
  3. Kirjautumisen etusivu

  4. Type your University of Jyväskylä's user account and password. You log in to Optima with the same user account and password as you log in to University of Jyväskylä's computers and e-mail.

  5. Jy tunnuksella kirjautuminen


  6. Accept the conditions of the copyrights of Optima. Then go to Environments. (This is done only the first time)


Logging in with internal user account

If your Optima user account is one of the following:

  • Firstname Surname (e.g. Olli Opiskelija)
  • test account
  • User account shared with a course

Input your user account and password to the fields in the bottom of the page.

Kirjautuminen sisäisellä tunnuksella


Students of other universities may log in to Optima with the Haka login only if a user account to University of Jyväskylä's Optima has been made to them.

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