Ylioppilaantie is situated in the Välkkylä area, which is close to the city center.
There are different services available at the Ylioppilaantie student housing: saunas, laundry room and a club room.Ouluhalli sporst hall and an ice stadium are all in the immediate vicinity of Välkkylä. Within a half kilometer there are supermarkets, a pharmacy and an ATM-machine.
The buses run along Kajaanintie. Buses will take you to the city centre and to other suburbs.