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 5, 2015*
Arrive in Cape Town July 6
Arcadia Orientation July 6-7
University Orientation July 8
Semester Start July 13
Semester Break August 31-September 5
Semester End November 14
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. November 15


Spring 2015

Depart from U.S. January 25, 2015*
Arrive in Cape Town January 26
Arcadia Orientation January 26-27; January 29-31
University Orientation January 28
Semester Start February 2
Semester Break March 28-April 6
Semester End June 12
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 13

* Please read the Travel Information for South Africa.