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 23, 2017
Semester Two Break March 13-25
Semester Two End May 26
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 27

 

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 25, 2016
Semester Two End May 27
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 28

 

Spring 2016

Depart from U.S. January 17, 2016
Arrive in Edinburgh January 18
Arcadia Orientation January 18-20
University Orientation January 21
Semester Start January 25
Semester Break March 14-25
Semester End May 27
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 28