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. August 29, 2016
Arrive in Edinburgh August 30
Arcadia Orientation August 30-September 1
Homestay September 1-3
University Orientation September 5
Semester Start September 12
Semester End December 16
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 17

 

Academic Year 2016-2017

Depart from U.S. August 29, 2016
Arrive in Edinburgh August 30
Arcadia Orientation August 30-September 1
Homestay September 1-3
University Orientation September 5
Semester One Start September 12
Semester One End December 16
Semester Two Start January 16, 2017
Semester Two Break March 31-April 24
Semester Two End May 19
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 20

 

Academic Year 2015-2016

Depart from U.S. August 31, 2015
Arrive in Edinburgh September 1
Arcadia Orientation September 1-3
Homestay September 3-5
University Orientation September 7
Semester One Start September 14
Semester One End December 18
Semester Two Start January 18, 2016
Semester Two End May 20
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 21

 

Spring 2016

Depart from U.S. January 3, 2016
Arrive in Edinburgh January 4
Arcadia Orientation January 4-6
Homestay January 6-9
University Orientation January 11
Semester Start January 18
Semester Break April 1-25
Semester End May 20
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 21