Arcadia University program dates are set in accordance with the overseas institutions' academic calendars 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.

Fall 2017

Event Date
Depart from U.S. September 3, 2017
Arrive in London September 4
Orientation September 4-10
Semester Start September 11
Reading Week* October 30-November 3
Semester End December 15
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 16

*Arcadia London Center courses will not formally meet during Reading week, however some partner universities in London will still have classes. We ask you not to make travel plans until confirming your final schedule and consulting your syllabi upon arrival in London.

London College of Fashion Students

The dates below are only for students who plan to enroll in at least one London College of Fashion course; if you do not plan to take at least one London College of Fashion course, please view the arrival dates for Fall above.

Event Date
Depart from U.S. August 29, 2017
Arrive in London August 30
Arcadia Orientation August 30
University Orientation September 1
LCOF Courses Begin September 4
Reading Week* October 30-November 3
Semester End December 15
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 16

*Arcadia London Center courses will not formally meet during Reading week, however some partner universities in London will still have classes. We ask you not to make travel plans until confirming your final schedule and consulting your syllabi upon arrival in London.

 

Academic Year 2017-2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. September 3, 2017
Arrive in London September 4
Orientation September 4-10
Semester One Start September 11
Semester One Reading Week* October 30-November 3
Semester One End December 15
Semester Two Start January 8, 2018
Semester Two Reading Week* February 19-25
Semester Two End April 13
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. April 14**

*Arcadia London Center courses will not formally meet during Reading week, however some partner universities in London will still have classes. We ask you not to make travel plans until confirming your final schedule and consulting your syllabi upon arrival in London.

**Students enrolled in at least one City University course will depart on April 26, 2018.

London College of Fashion Students

The dates below are only for students who plan to enroll in at least one London College of Fashion course; if you do not plan to take at least one London College of Fashion course, please view the arrival dates for Fall above.

Event Date
Depart from U.S. August 29, 2017
Arrive in London August 30
Arcadia Orientation August 30
University Orientation September 1
LCOF Courses Begin September 4
Semester One Reading Week* October 30-November 3
Semester One End December 15
Semester Two Start January 8, 2018
Semester Two Reading Week* February 19-25
Semester Two End April 13
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. April 14

*Arcadia London Center courses will not formally meet during Reading week, however some partner universities in London will still have classes. We ask you not to make travel plans until confirming your final schedule and consulting your syllabi upon arrival in London.

 

Spring 2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. January 1, 2018
Arrive in London January 2
Arcadia Orientation January 2-7
Semester Start January 8
Reading Week* February 19-25
Semester End April 13
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. April 14**

*Arcadia London Center courses will not formally meet during Reading week, however some partner universities in London will still have classes. We ask you not to make travel plans until confirming your final schedule and consulting your syllabi upon arrival in London.

**Students enrolled in at least one City University course will depart on April 26, 2018

Fall 2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. September 2, 2018
Arrive in London September 3
Arcadia Orientation September 3-9
Semester Start September 10
Reading Week* October 22-28
Semester End December 14
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 15

*Arcadia London Center courses will not formally meet during Reading week, however some partner universities in London will still have classes. We ask you not to make travel plans until confirming your final schedule and consulting your syllabi upon arrival in London.

London College of Fashion Students

The dates below are only for students who plan to enroll in at least one London College of Fashion course; if you do not plan to take at least one London College of Fashion course, please view the arrival dates for Fall above.

Event Date
Depart from U.S. August 26, 2018
Arrive in London August 27
Arcadia Orientation August 27
Semester Start September 10
Reading Week* October 22-28
Semester End December 14
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 15

*Arcadia London Center courses will not formally meet during Reading week, however some partner universities in London will still have classes. We ask you not to make travel plans until confirming your final schedule and consulting your syllabi upon arrival in London.

Academic Year 2018-2019

Event Date
Depart from U.S. September 2, 2018
Arrive in London September 3
Orientation September 3
Semester One Start September 10
Semester One Reading Week* October 22-28
Semester One End December 15
Semester Two Start January 7, 2019
Semester Two Reading Week* February 18-24
Semester Two End April 12
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. April 13**

*Arcadia London Center courses will not formally meet during Reading week, however some partner universities in London will still have classes. We ask you not to make travel plans until confirming your final schedule and consulting your syllabi upon arrival in London.

**Students enrolled in at least one City University course will depart at a later date. Please check with your program manager.

London College of Fashion Students

The dates below are only for students who plan to enroll in at least one London College of Fashion course; if you do not plan to take at least one London College of Fashion course, please view the arrival dates for Fall above.

Event Date
Depart from U.S. August 26, 2018
Arrive in London August 27
Arcadia Orientation August 27
LCOF Courses Begin September 10
Semester One Reading Week* October 22-28
Semester One End December 15
Semester Two Start January 7, 2019
Semester Two Reading Week* February 18-24
Semester Two End April 12
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. April 13