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 11, 2016
Arrive in Barcelona September 12
Arcadia Orientation September 12-16
Semester Start September 19
Semester End December 16
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 17


Academic Year 2016-2017

Depart from U.S. September 11, 2016
Arrive in Barcelona September 12
Arcadia Orientation September 12-16
Semester One Start September 19
Semester One End December 16
Semester Two Start January 9, 2017
Semester Two End March 29
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. March 30


Academic Year 2015-2016

Depart from U.S. September 13, 2015
Arrive in Barcelona September 14
Arcadia Orientation September 14-18
Semester One Start September 21
Semester One End December 17
Semester Two Start January 11, 2016
Semester Two End April 7
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. April 8


Spring 2016

Depart from U.S. January 3, 2016
Arrive in Barcelona January 4
Arcadia Orientation January 4-8
University Orientation January 7
Semester Start January 11
Semester Break March 21-28
Semester End April 7
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. April 8