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 3, 2016
Arrive in Edinburgh September 4
Arcadia Orientation September 4-6
Homestay September 6-10
University Orientation September 11
Semester Start September 12
Semester Break October 24-28
Semester End December 16
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 17

 

Academic Year 2016-2017

Depart from U.S. September 3, 2016
Arrive in Edinburgh September 4
Arcadia Orientation September 4-6
Homestay September 6-10
University Orientation September 11
Semester One Start September 12
Semester One Break October 24-28
Semester One End December 16
Semester Two Start January 16, 2017
Semester Two Break February 20-24
Semester Two End May 12
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 13

 

Academic Year 2015-2016

Depart from U.S. September 5, 2015
Arrive in Edinburgh September 6
Arcadia Orientation September 7-8
Homestay September 8-12
University Orientation September 12
Semester One Start September 14
Semester One Break October 26-30
Semester One End December 21
Semester Two Start January 18, 2016
Semester Two End May 13
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 14

 

Spring 2016

Depart from U.S. January 11, 2016
Arrive in Edinburgh January 12
Arcadia Orientation January 12-14
Homestay January 14-16
University Orientation January 16
Semester Start January 18
Semester Break February 22-26
Semester End May 13
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 14