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 2019

Event Date
Depart from U.S. September 1, 2019
Arrive in London September 2
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 2-8
Semester Start September 9
Reading Week* October 21-25
Semester End December 13
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 14

*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

Event Date
Depart from U.S. August 26, 2019
Arrive in London August 27
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) August 27-September 8
University Orientation August 30
Semester Start September 9
Reading Week* October 21-25
Semester End December 13
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 14

*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 2019-2020

Event Date
Depart from U.S. September 1, 2019
Arrive in London September 2
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 2-8
Semester Start September 9
Semester One Reading Week* October 21-25
Semester End December 13
Semester Two Start January 13, 2020
Semester Two Reading Week* February 17-23
Semester Two 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.

London College of Fashion Students

Event Date
Depart from U.S. August 26, 2019
Arrive in London August 27
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) August 27-September 8
University Orientation August 30
Semester Start September 9
Reading Week* October 21-25
Semester End December 13
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 14
Semester End December 13
Semester Two Start January 13, 2020
Semester Two Reading Week* February 17-23
Semester Two 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.

Spring 2020

Event Date
Depart from U.S. January 5, 2020
Arrive in London January 6
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) January 6-12
Semester Start January 13
Reading Week* February 24-March 1
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.