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 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 21
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

 

Spring 2017

Event Date
Depart from U.S. January 8, 2017
Arrive in Edinburgh January 9
Arcadia Orientation January 9-11
University Orientation January 11
Semester Start January 16
Semester Break April 10-21
Semester End May 26
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 27

 

Fall 2017

Event Date
Depart from U.S. September 5, 2017
Arrive in Edinburgh September 6
Arcadia Orientation September 6-8
University Orientation September 11
Semester Start September 18
Semester End December 21
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 22

 

Academic Year 2017-2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. September 5, 2017
Arrive in Edinburgh September 6
Arcadia Orientation September 6-8
University Orientation September 11
Semester One Start September 18
Semester One End December 21
Semester Two Start January 15, 2018
Semester Two Break April 9-20
Semester Two End May 25
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 26

 

Spring 2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. January 7, 2018
Arrive in Edinburgh January 8
Arcadia Orientation January 8-10
University Orientation January 10
Semester Start January 15
Semester Break April 9-20
Semester End May 25
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 26