IMPORTANT: Pay special attention to arrival times, airport details and other requirements.

Arcadia University program dates are set in accordance with the overseas institutions' academic calendars 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 2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. September 2, 2018
Arrive in London September 3
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 3-9
Semester Start September 10
Reading Week* October 22-28
Semester End December 14
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 15

*Arcadia London Center courses will not formally meet during Reading week, however some partner universities in London will still have classes. We ask you not to make travel plans until confirming your final schedule and consulting your syllabi upon arrival in London.

London College of Fashion Students

The dates below are only for students who plan to enroll in at least one London College of Fashion course; if you do not plan to take at least one London College of Fashion course, please view the arrival dates for Fall above.

Event Date
Depart from U.S. August 27, 2018
Arrive in London August 28
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) August 28
University Orientation  August 31
LCOF Courses Begin September 3
Reading Week* October 22-28
Semester End December 14
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 15

*Arcadia London Center courses will not formally meet during Reading week, however some partner universities in London will still have classes. We ask you not to make travel plans until confirming your final schedule and consulting your syllabi upon arrival in London.

 

Academic Year 2018-2019

Event Date
Depart from U.S. September 2, 2018
Arrive in London September 3
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 3-9
Semester One Start September 3
Semester One Reading Week* October 22-28
Semester One End December 15
Semester Two Start January 7, 2019
Semester Two Reading Week* February 18-24
Semester Two End April 12
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. April 13

*Arcadia London Center courses will not formally meet during Reading week, however some partner universities in London will still have classes. We ask you not to make travel plans until confirming your final schedule and consulting your syllabi upon arrival in London.

London College of Fashion Students

The dates below are only for students who plan to enroll in at least one London College of Fashion course; if you do not plan to take at least one London College of Fashion course, please view the arrival dates for Fall above.

Event Date
Depart from U.S. August 27, 2018
Arrive in London August 28
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) August 28
University Orientation August 31
LCOF Courses Begin September 10
Semester One Reading Week* October 22-28
Semester One End December 15
Semester Two Start January 7, 2019
Semester Two Reading Week* February 18-24
Semester Two End April 12
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. April 13

*Arcadia London Center courses will not formally meet during Reading week, however some partner universities in London will still have classes. We ask you not to make travel plans until confirming your final schedule and consulting your syllabi upon arrival in London.

Spring 2019

Event Date
Depart from U.S. January 6, 2019
Arrive in London January 7
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) January 7-13
Semester Start January 14
Reading Week* February 25-March 3
Semester End April 17
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. April 18

*Arcadia London Center courses will not formally meet during Reading week, however some partner universities in London will still have classes. We ask you not to make travel plans until confirming your final schedule and consulting your syllabi upon arrival in London.

Fall 2019

Program calendar will be announced once dates are confirmed.

Academic Year 2019-2020

Program calendar will be announced once dates are confirmed.

Spring 2020

Program calendar will be announced once dates are confirmed.