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. 

Dates subject to change based on Arcadia in London's planned academic calendar in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and any restrictions or safety measures imposed by the British government. 
Please wait to book travel until advised by Arcadia University.

Early Start Fall/AY 2021

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) August 23
Review materials sent in advance
Depart from U.S. September 1, 2021
Arrive in London September 2
Arcadia Orientation TBC
London College of Fashion Orientation September 3
Courses Start September 6
Courses End December 17
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 18

Fall 2021

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) August 23
Review materials sent in advance
Depart U.S. September 10, 2021
Arrive in London September 11
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) TBC
Courses Start September 13
Reading Week October 25-29
Courses End December 17
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 18

 

Academic Year 2021-2022

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) August 23
Review materials sent in advance
Depart U.S. September 10, 2021
Arrive in London September 11
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) TBC
Fall Courses Start September 13
Fall Reading Week October 25-29
Fall Courses End December 17
Spring Semester Start January 17, 2022*
Reading Week February 28-March 4
Spring Semester End April 26
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. April 27

 

Spring 2022

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) TBC
Depart U.S. January 14, 2022
Arrive in London January 15
Arcadia Orientation TBC
Courses Begin January 17
Reading Week February 28-March 4
Courses End April 26
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. April 27

Fall 2022

Program calendar will be announced once dates are confirmed.

Academic 2022-2023

Program calendar will be announced once dates are confirmed.