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 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

 

Spring 2017

Event Date
Depart from U.S. January 10, 2017
Arrive in Edinburgh January 11
Arcadia Orientation January 11-14
University Orientation January 15
Semester Start January 16
Semester Break February 20-24
Semester End May 12
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 13

 

Fall 2017

Event Date
Depart from U.S. September 2, 2017
Arrive in Edinburgh September 3
Arcadia Orientation September 3-5
Homestay September 5-9
University Orientation September 10
Semester Start September 11
Semester Break October 23-27
Semester End December 15
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 16

 

Academic Year 2017-2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. September 2, 2017
Arrive in Edinburgh September 3
Arcadia Orientation September 3-5
Homestay September 5-9
University Orientation September 10
Semester One Start September 11
Semester One Break October 23-27
Semester One End December 15
Semester Two Start January 15, 2018
Semester Two Break February 19-23
Semester Two End May 11
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 12

 

Spring 2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. January 9, 2018
Arrive in Edinburgh January 10
Arcadia Orientation January 10-13
University Orientation January 14
Semester Start January 15
Semester Break February 19-23
Semester End May 11
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 12