IMPORTANT: Pay special attention to arrival times, airport details and other requirements.

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.

Spring 2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. February 23
Arrive in Santiago February 24
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) 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

Event Date
Depart from U.S. February 23
Arrive in Valparaiso February 24
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) 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.

 

Fall 2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. July 20, 2018
Arrive in Valparaiso July 21
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) July 21-27
University Orientation July 23
Semester Start July 30*
Semester 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.

 

Spring 2019

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 15
Arrive in Santiago February 16
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) February 16-22
University Orientation February 18-22
Semester Start February 25*
Semester End July 6*
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. July 7*

*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 2019

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 15
Arrive in Valparaiso February 16
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) February 16-22
University Orientation 18-22 February
Semester One Start February 25
Semester One End July 6*
Semester Two Start July 29*
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.

Fall 2019

Event Date
Depart from U.S. July 19
Arrive in Valparaiso July 20
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) July 20-26
University Orientation July 22-26
Semester Start July 29*
Semester End December 7*
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 8*