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.

Fall 2016

Depart from U.S. September 5, 2016
Arrive in Florence September 6
University Orientation September 6-9
Arcadia Orientation September 10
Semester Start September 12
Semester End December 16
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 17

 

Academic Year 2016-2017

Depart from U.S. September 5, 2016
Arrive in Florence September 6
University Orientation September 6-9
Arcadia Orientation September 10
Semester One Start September 12
Semester One End December 16
Semester Two Start January 16, 2017
Semester Two End May 12
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 13

 

Academic Year 2015-2016

Depart from U.S. September 7, 2015
Arrive in Florence September 8
University Orientation September 9-11
Arcadia Orientation September 13
Semester One Start September 14
Semester One End December 18
Semester Two Start January 18, 2016
Semester Two End May 13
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 14

 

Spring 2016

Depart from U.S. January 12, 2016
Arrive in Florence January 13
University Orientation January 13-15
Arcadia Orientation January 16-17
Semester Start January 18
Semester Break March 25-April 4
Semester End May 13
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 14