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.


Academic Year 2017-2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. September 12, 2017
Arrive in London September 13
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 13-17
University Orientation September 18-20
Semester One Start September 21
Semester One End December 8
Semester Two Start January 8, 2018
Semester Two Break March 26-April 20
Semester Two End June 8
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 9

Academic Year 2018-2019

Event Date
Depart from U.S. September 18, 2018
Arrive in London September 19
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 19-23
University Orientation September 24-26
Semester One Start October 1 
Semester One End December 14
Fall Exam Period Begins January 6, 2019
Semester Two Start January 14
Semester Two Break March 30-April 28
Semester Two End June 14
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 15