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 3, 2016
Arrive in Madrid September 4
Arcadia Orientation September 4-6
University Orientation September 7
Semester Start September 8
Semester Break October 28-November 1
Semester End December 14
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 15

 

Academic Year 2016-2017

Depart from U.S. September 3, 2016
Arrive in Madrid September 4
Arcadia Orientation September 4-6
University Orientation September 7
Semester One Start September 8
Semester One Break October 28-November 1
Semester One End December 14
Semester Two Start January 17, 2017
Semester Two Break April 7-16
Semester Two End April 27
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. April 28

 

Spring 2017

Depart from U.S. January 11, 2017
Arrive in Madrid January 12
Arcadia Orientation January 12-14
University Orientation January 16
Semester Start January 17
Semester Break April 7-16
Semester End April 27
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. April 28

 

Summer 2017

Depart from U.S. June 14, 2017
Arrive in Madrid June 15
Arcadia Orientation June 15-16
University Orientation June 16-17
Course Start June 18
Course End July 26
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. July 27

 

Fall 2017

Depart from U.S. September 3, 2017
Arrive in Madrid September 4
Arcadia Orientation September 4-6
University Orientation September 7
Semester Start September 8
Semester End December 14
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 15

 

Academic Year 2017-2018

Depart from U.S. September 3, 2017
Arrive in Madrid September 4
Arcadia Orientation September 4-6
University Orientation September 7
Semester One Start September 8
Semester One End December 14
Semester Two Start January 15, 2018
Semester Two Break March 23-April 1
Semester Two End April 27
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. April 28

 

Spring 2018

Arcadia program dates will be finalized 6-8 months prior to the start of the semester. (Students should not book travel until calendars are finalized.)

Depart from U.S. TBA
Arrive in Madrid TBA
Arcadia Orientation TBA
University Orientation TBA
Semester Start January 15, 2018
Semester Break March 23-April 1
Semester End April 27
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. April 28