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

Arcadia University program dates are set in accordance with the overseas institution’s academic calendar and the Arcadia University mandatory orientation dates. 

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

Spring 2022

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) January 7
Review materials sent in advance
Depart from U.S. January 28, 2022
Arrive in Manchester January 29
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) TBC
University Orientation January 31-February 6
Semester Start February 7
Semester Break April 9-24
Exam Period May 23-June 12
Semester End June 10
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 11

Fall 2022

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) TBC
Review materials sent in advance
Depart from U.S. September 25, 2022
Arrive in London September 26
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 27
University Orientation September 28-29
Semester Start October 3
Semester End December 21
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 22

Academic Year 2021-2022

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) TBC
Review materials sent in advance
Depart from U.S. September 25, 2022
Arrive in London September 26
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 27
University Orientation September 28-29
Semester One Start October 3
Semester One End December 21
Semester Two Start January 30, 2023
Semester Two Break TBC
Semester Two End April 21
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. April 22

Spring 2023

Program calendar will be announced once dates are confirmed.