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 2015

Depart from U.S. July 8, 2015*
Arrive in Cape Town July 9
Arcadia Orientation July 9-11
University Orientation July 12
Semester Start July 20
Semester Break August 31-September 5
Semester End November 14
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. November 15

 

Academic Year 2015-2016

Depart from U.S. July 8, 2015*
Arrive in Cape Town July 9
Arcadia Orientation July 9-11
University Orientation July 12
Semester One Start July 20
Semester One Break August 30-September 5
Semester One End November 14
Semester Two Start February 15, 2016
Semester Two End June 10
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 11

 

Spring 2015

Depart from U.S. January 28, 2015*
Arrive in Cape Town January 29
Arcadia Orientation January 29-31
University Orientation February 1
Semester Start February 16
Semester Break March 29-April 6
Semester End June 12
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 13

* Please read the Travel Information for South Africa.