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. 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 19
Semester One End December 16
Semester Two Start January 9, 2017
Semester Two Break March 27-April 14
Semester Two End May 19
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 20

 

Spring 2017

Event Date
Depart from U.S. January 1, 2017
Arrive in Edinburgh January 2
Arcadia Orientation January 2-4
University Orientation January 5
Semester Start January 9
Semester Break March 27-April 14
Semester End May 19
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 20

 

Fall 2017

Event Date
Depart from U.S. August 28, 2017
Arrive in Edinburgh August 29
Arcadia Orientation August 29-31
Homestay August 31-September 2
University Orientation September 5
Semester Start September 18
Semester End December 15
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 16

 

Academic Year 2017-2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. August 28, 2017
Arrive in Edinburgh August 29
Arcadia Orientation August 29-31
Homestay August 31-September 2
University Orientation September 5
Semester One Start September 18
Semester One End December 15
Semester Two Start January 8, 2018
Semester Two Break March 26-April 13
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 January 2-4
University Orientation January 5
Semester Start January 8
Semester Break March 26-April 13
Semester End May 18
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 19