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. September 2, 2017
Arrive in Edinburgh September 3
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 3-5
Homestay September 5-9
University Orientation September 11
Semester One Start September 18
Semester One End December 22
Semester Two Start January 29, 2018
Semester Two Break March 19-30
Semester Two End May 25
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 26

 

Spring 2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. January 21, 2018
Arrive in Edinburgh January 22
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) January 22-24
University Orientation January 25
Semester Start January 29
Semester Break March 19-30
Semester End May 25
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 26

Fall 2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. September 1, 2018
Arrive in Edinburgh September 2
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 2-4
Homestay September 4-8
University Orientation September 10
Semester Start September 17
Semester End December 21
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 22


Academic Year 2018-2019

Event Date
Depart from U.S. September 1, 2018
Arrive in Edinburgh September 2
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 2-4
Homestay September 4-8
University Orientation September 10
Semester One Start September 17
Semester One End December 21
Semester Two Start January 28, 2019
Semester Two Break March 18-29
Semester Two End May 24
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 25