Pohjankaleva is conveniently located in the suburb of Alppila. The Linnanmaa campus is located three kilometers away – downtown, two kilometers.
Students living in Pohjankaleva have a sauna and laundry room at their disposal. There is a supermarket next door and and nearby in Välivainio suburb another one. Postal and banking services are available in the nearby Tuira suburb, some half a kilometre away. Near Tirolintie there is also a bowling alley.
The nearest bus stops are on Kaarnatie and Kemintie. Buses will take you to other suburbs and to Linnanmaa.