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. August 25, 2016
Arrive in Rome August 26
University Orientation August 26-28
Semester One Start August 29
Arcadia Orientation September 4
Semester Break October 21-30
Semester One End December 16
Semester Two Start January 9, 2017
Semester Two Break March 6-10
Semester Two End April 27
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. April 28

 

Spring 2017

Event Date
Depart from U.S. January 5, 2017
Arrive in Rome January 6
University Orientation January 6-8
Semester Start January 9
Arcadia Orientation January 15
Semester Break March 6-10
Semester End April 27
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. April 28

 

Fall 2017

Event Date
Depart from U.S. August 24, 2017
Arrive in Rome August 25
University Orientation August 25-27
Semester Start September 4
Arcadia Orientation September 10
Semester Break October 23-27
Semester End December 15
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 16

 

Academic Year 2017-2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. August 24, 2017
Arrive in Rome August 25
University Orientation August 25-27
Semester One Start September 4
Arcadia Orientation September 10
Semester Break October 23-27
Semester One End December 15
Semester Two Start January 8, 2018
Semester Two Break March 5-11
Semester Two End April 26
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. April 27

 

Spring 2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. January 5, 2018
Arrive in Rome January 6
University Orientation January 6-7
Semester Start January 8
Arcadia Orientation January 14
Semester Break March 5-11
Semester End April 26
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. April 27