Arcadia University program dates are set in accordance with the overseas institution’s academic calendar and the Arcadia University mandatory orientation dates. Accepted students can book their travel according to the dates listed below. Students will be notified on the rare occasion of a change to the program calendar.

Academic Year Southern Hemisphere 2017

Event Date
Depart from U.S. February 17, 2017
Arrive in Valparaiso February 18
Arcadia Orientation February 18-19
University Orientation February 20-24
Semester One Start March 1*
Semester One End June 24*
Semester Two Start August 2*
Semester Two End November 25*
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. November 26*

 *Students intending to take direct enroll courses at PUCV may have different semester dates. Please speak with your Program Manager for more information.

 

Fall 2017

Event Date
Depart from U.S. July 21, 2017
Arrive in Valparaiso July 22
Arcadia Orientation July 22-23
University Orientation July 24-28
Semester Start August 2*
Semester End November 25*
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. November 26*

 *Students intending to take direct enroll courses at PUCV may have different semester dates. Please speak with your Program Manager for more information.

 

Spring 2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. February 23
Arrive in Santiago February 24
Arcadia Orientation February 24-March 2
University Orientation February 26-March 2
Semester Start March 5*
Semester End July 7
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. July 8

*Students intending to take direct enroll courses at PUCV may have different semester dates. Please speak with your Program Manager for more information.

 

Academic Year Southern Hemisphere 2018

Arcadia program dates will be finalized 6-8 months prior to the start of the semester. (Students should not book travel until calendars are finalized.)

Event Date
Depart from U.S. February 23
Arrive in Valparaiso February 24
Arcadia Orientation February 24-March 2
University Orientation February 26-March 2
Semester One Start March 5*
Semester One End July 8
Semester Two Start July 30*
Semester Two End December 7
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 8

 *Students intending to take direct enroll courses at PUCV may have different semester dates. Please speak with your Program Manager for more information.