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
Travel to Durban July 11
University Orientation July 14-17
Semester Start July 22
Semester Break September 19-27
Semester End November 18
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. November 20


Spring 2015

Depart from U.S. January 28, 2015*
Arrive in Cape Town January 29
Arcadia Orientation January 29-31
Travel to Durban TBA
University Orientation February 3
Semester Start February 9
Semester Break March 27-April 6
Semester End June 12
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 13

* Please read the Travel Information for South Africa.