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.

Orientation in London

The first week in London will help the students adapt to living in another country, feel comfortable in their new surroundings, learn about university academics, participate in social activities, and connect with the professional staff within the London Center.

Fall 2019

Some specific events dates are to be determined. Do not book flights until prompted by your Arcadia Program Manager.

Event Date
Mandatory Student Orientation Webinar (Online)
(Parents are also welcome to attend this Webinar.)
July 18, 2019; 10:00 AM-11:30 AM EDT
Depart from U.S. September 1, 2019
Arrive in London September 2
Orientation (Mandatory) September 2-8
First Year Parent Welcome Event
(This event is optional. Parents do not participate in orientation.)
September 2
(This event takes place at the London Center.)
Semester Start September 9
Reading Week* October 21-25
Brandeis London Alumni Tea November 24
Semester End December 13
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 14

*Some classes may be held during Reading Week. Do not make any plans to leave London until your final class and assessment schedules have been confirmed after your arrival in London.