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 2017

Event Date
Depart from U.S. August 28, 2017
Arrive in Edinburgh August 29
Arcadia Orientation August 29-31
Homestay August 31-September 2
University Orientation September 4
Semester Start September 11
Semester End December 16
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 17

 

Academic Year 2017-2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. August 28, 2017
Arrive in Edinburgh August 29
Arcadia Orientation August 29-31
Homestay August 31-September 2
University Orientation September 4
Semester One Start September 11
Semester One End December 16
Semester Two Start January 8, 2018
Semester Two Break March 26-April 8
Semester Two End May 5
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 6

 

Spring 2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. January 1, 2018
Arrive in Edinburgh January 2
Arcadia Orientation January 2-4
University Orientation January 4
Semester Start January 8
Semester Break March 26-April 8
Semester End May 5
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 6