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. September 13, 2015
Arrive in Barcelona September 14
Arcadia Orientation September 14-18
Semester Start September 21
Semester End December 17
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 18*

*Students enrolling in courses at the University of Pompeu Fabra (UPF) ONLY, should speak with their Program Manager before booking their travel regarding a possible different return date.

 

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*

*Students enrolling in courses at the University of Pompeu Fabra (UPF) ONLY, should speak with their Program Manager before booking their travel regarding a possible different return date.

 

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 24-28
Semester End April 7
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. April 8*

*Students enrolling in courses at the University of Pompeu Fabra (UPF) ONLY, should speak with their Program Manager before booking their travel regarding a possible different return date.