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 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

 

Spring 2017

Event Date
Depart from U.S. January 1, 2017
Arrive in Edinburgh January 2
Arcadia Orientation January 2-4
Homestay January 4-8
University Orientation January 9
Semester Start January 9
Semester Break February 13-17
Semester End June 16
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 17

 

Fall 2017

Event Date
Depart from U.S. September 2, 2017
Arrive in Edinburgh September 3
Arcadia Orientation September 3-5
Homestay September 5-9
University Orientation September 13
Semester Start September 18
Semester End December 15
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 16

 

Academic Year 2017-2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. September 2, 2017
Arrive in Edinburgh September 3
Arcadia Orientation September 3-5
Homestay September 5-9
University Orientation September 13
Semester One Start September 18
Semester One End December 15
Semester Two Start January 22, 2018
Semester Two Break March 26-April 13
Semester Two End May 25
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 26

 

Spring 2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. January 17, 2018
Arrive in Edinburgh January 18
Arcadia Orientation January 18-19
Homestay January 19-21
University Orientation January 22
Semester Start January 22
Semester Break March 26-April 13
Semester End May 25
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 26