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 3, 2016
Arrive in Edinburgh September 4
Arcadia Orientation September 4-6
Homestay September 6-10
University Orientation September 12
Semester Start September 19
Semester Break October 31-November 4
Semester End December 16
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 17

 

Academic Year 2016-2017

Depart from U.S. September 3, 2016
Arrive in Edinburgh September 4
Arcadia Orientation September 4-6
Homestay September 6-10
University Orientation September 12
Semester One Start September 19
Semester One Break October 31-November 4
Semester One End December 16
Semester Two Start January 9, 2017
Semester Two Break February 13-17
Semester Two End June 16
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 17

 

Academic Year 2015-2016

Depart from U.S. September 5, 2015
Arrive in Edinburgh September 6
Arcadia Orientation September 7-8
Homestay September 8-12
University Orientation September 14
Semester One Start September 21
Semester One Break November 2-6
Semester One End December 11
Semester Two Start January 5, 2016
Semester Two End June 17
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 18

 

Spring 2016

Depart from U.S. January 2, 2016
Arrive in Edinburgh January 3
Arcadia Orientation January 3-4
University Orientation January 5
Semester Start January 5
Semester Break February 15-19
Semester End June 17
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 18