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 2015

Depart from U.S. August 27, 2015
Arrive in Rome August 28
University Orientation August 28-30
Semester Start August 31
Arcadia Orientation September 6
Semester Break October 16-25
Semester End December 10
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 11

Academic Year 2014-2015

Depart from U.S. August 28, 2014
Arrive in Rome August 29
University Orientation August 29-31
Semester One Start September 1
Arcadia Orientation September 6
Semester One End December 11
Semester Two Start January 7, 2015
Semester Two Break February 20-March 1
Semester Two End April 23
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. April 24

Spring 2015

General Studies
Depart from U.S. January 3, 2015
Arrive in Rome January 4
University Orientation January 4-6
Semester Start January 7
Arcadia Orientation January 11
Semester Break February 20-March 1
Semester End April 23
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. April 24
Direct Enrollment at Università per Stranieri
Depart from U.S. January 3, 2015
Arrive in Rome January 4
University Orientation January 4-6
Semester Start January 7
Arcadia Orientation January 11
Semester End April 23
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. April 24