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 14, 2016
Arrive in Edinburgh September 15
Arcadia Orientation September 15-16
University Orientation September 19
Semester One Start September 19
Semester One End December 16
Semester Two Start January 9, 2017
Semester Two End June 16
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 17

 

Spring 2017

Event Date
Depart from U.S. February 1, 2017
Arrive in Edinburgh February 2
Arcadia Orientation February 2-3
University Orientation February 6
Semester Start February 13
Semester End June 16
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 17

 

Fall 2017

Event Date
Depart from U.S. September 13, 2017
Arrive in Edinburgh September 14
Arcadia Orientation September 14-15
University Orientation September 18
Semester Start September 25
Semester End December 15
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 16

 

Academic Year 2017-2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. September 13, 2017
Arrive in Edinburgh September 14
Arcadia Orientation September 14-15
University Orientation September 18
Semester One Start September 25
Semester One End December 15
Semester Two Start January 8, 2018
Semester Two Break April 2-13
Semester Two End June 15
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 16

 

Spring 2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. January 1, 2018
Arrive in Edinburgh January 2
Arcadia Orientation January 2-4
Homestay January 4-6
University Orientation January 8
Semester Start January 8
Semester Break April 2-13
Semester End June 15
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 16