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 2016-2017

Event Date
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

 

Spring 2017

Event Date
Depart from U.S. January 10, 2017
Arrive in Florence January 11
University Orientation January 11-13
Arcadia Orientation January 14
Semester Start January 16
Semester Break April 8-17
Semester End May 12
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 13

 

Fall 2017

Event Date
Depart from U.S. September 5, 2017
Arrive in Florence September 6
University Orientation September 6-8
Arcadia Orientation September 9
Semester Start September 11
Semester End December 15
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 16

 

Academic Year 2017-2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. September 5, 2017
Arrive in Florence September 6
University Orientation September 6-8
Arcadia Orientation September 9
Semester One Start September 11
Semester One End December 15
Semester Two Start January 15, 2018
Semester Two Break March 24-April 2
Semester Two End May 11
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 12

 

Spring 2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. January 9, 2018
Arrive in Florence January 10
University Orientation January 10-12
Arcadia Orientation January 13
Semester Start January 15
Semester Break March 24-April 2
Semester End May 11
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 12