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 2017

Event Date
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 Break October 27-31
Semester End December 14
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 15

 

Academic Year 2017-2018

Event Date
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 Break October 27-31
Semester One End December 14
Semester Two Start January 22, 2018
Semester Two Break March 23-April 1
Semester Two End April 28
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. April 30

 

Spring 2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. January 13, 2018
Arrive in Madrid January 14
Arcadia Orientation January 14-16
University Orientation January 17-19
Semester Start January 22
Semester Break March 23-April 1
Semester End April 28
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. April 30

 

Summer 2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. June 14, 2018
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 2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. September 3, 2018
Arrive in Madrid September 4
Arcadia Orientation September 4-6
University Orientation September 6-8
Semester Start September 10
Semester Break October 26-30
Semester End December 14
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 15

 

Academic Year 2018-2019

Event Date
Depart from U.S. September 3, 2018
Arrive in Madrid September 4
Arcadia Orientation September 4-6
University Orientation September 6-8
Semester One Start September 10
Semester One Break October 26-30
Semester One End December 14
Semester Two Start January 21, 2019
Semester Two Break April 12-21
Semester Two End April 29
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. April 30