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 6, 2016
Arrive in Edinburgh September 7
Arcadia Orientation September 7-9
University Orientation September 12
Semester Start September 19
Semester End December 19
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 20

 

Academic Year 2016-2017

Depart from U.S. September 6, 2016
Arrive in Edinburgh September 7
Arcadia Orientation September 7-9
University Orientation September 12
Semester One Start September 19
Semester One End December 19
Semester Two Start January 16, 2017
Semester Two Break April 10-21
Semester Two End May 26
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 27

 

Academic Year 2015-2016

Depart from U.S. September 8, 2015
Arrive in Edinburgh September 9
Arcadia Orientation September 9-11
University Orientation September 14
Semester One Start September 21
Semester One End December 21
Semester Two Start January 11, 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
University Orientation January 6
Semester Start January 11
Semester Break April 4-15
Semester End May 20
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 21