IMPORTANT: Pay special attention to arrival times, airport details and other requirements.

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 2017-2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. August 28, 2017
Arrive in Edinburgh August 29
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) August 29-31
Homestay August 31-September 2
University Orientation September 4
Semester One Start September 11
Semester One End December 15
Semester Two Start January 15, 2018
Semester Two Break March 30-April 23
Semester Two End May 18
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 19


Spring 2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. January 1, 2018
Arrive in Edinburgh January 2
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) January 2-4
Homestay January 4-6
University Orientation January 8
Semester Start January 15
Semester Break March 30-April 23
Semester End May 18
Program Concludes/Return Flight to US May 19

 

Fall 2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. August 27, 2018
Arrive in Edinburgh August 28
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) August 28-30
Homestay August 30-September 1
University Orientation September 3
Semester Start September 10
Semester End December 14
Program Concludes/Return Flight to US December 15

 

Academic Year 2018-2019

Event Date
Depart from U.S. August 27
Arrive in Edinburgh August 28
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) August 28-30
Homestay August 30-September 1
University Orientation September 3
Semester One Start September 10
Semester One End December 14
Semester Two Start January 14, 2019
Semester Two Break April 1-19
Semester Two End May 17
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 18