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.

Fall 2022

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) August 31
Review materials sent in advance
Depart U.S. September 6, 2022
Arrive in London September 7
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 8-11
Partner University Orientation Varies by Institution
Courses Start September 12
Reading Week October 24-28
Courses End December 16
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 17*
* Students taking courses at City University will have a later end date.
Speak to your Program Advisor for furhter details.


Academic Year 2022-2023

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) August 31
Review materials sent in advance
Depart U.S. September 6, 2022
Arrive in London September 7
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 8-11
Partner University Orientation Varies by Institution
Fall Courses Start September 12
Fall Reading Week October 24-28
Fall Courses End December 16
Spring Semester Start January 16, 2023
Reading Week TBC
Spring Semester End April 14
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. April 15*
* Students taking courses at City University will have a later end date of april 22.
Speak to your Program Advisor for furhter details.


Spring 2023

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) December 7
Review materials sent in advance
Depart U.S. January 8, 2023
Arrive in London January 9
Arcadia Orientation January 9-13
Partner University Orientation Varies by Institution
Courses Begin January 16
Reading Week TBC
Courses End April 14
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. April 15
City University Part-Time Enrollment Concludes April 22*
* Students taking courses at City University will have a later end date.
Speak to your Program Advisor for furhter details.

Fall 2023 and Academic Year 2023-2024

Program calendar will be announced once dates are confirmed.