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. 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.

Academic Year 2019-2020

Event Date
Depart from U.S. September 10, 2019
Arrive in London September 11
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 11-14
University Orientation September 16-20
Semester One Start September 23
Semester One Break December 14-January 5
Semester One End January 5, 2020
Exam Period January 6-10
Semester Two Start January 13
Semester Two Break March 28-April 19
Exam Period* April 27-June 26
Semester Two End* June 26
Program Concludes* June 26

*Updated due to COVID-19

Spring 2020

Event Date
Depart from U.S. January 1, 2020
Arrive in London January 2
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) January 2-4
University Orientation January 6-12
Semester Start January 13
Semester Break March 28-April 26
Exam Period* April 27-June 26
Semester End* June 26
Program Concludes* June 26

*Updated due to COVID-19

Fall 2020

Event Date
Arcadia Virtual Orientation (Mandatory)* TBD
Depart from U.S.* September 18, 2020
Arrive in London* September 19
University Orientation September 21-27
Semester Start September 28
Arcadia In-Country Connection* TBD
Semester End December 18
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 19

*Updated due to COVID-19

Academic Year 2020-2021

Event Date
Arcadia Virtual Orientation (Mandatory)* TBD
Depart from U.S.* September 18, 2020
Arrive in London* September 19
University Orientation September 21-27
Semester One Start September 28
Arcadia In-Country Connection* TBD
Semester One Break December 18-January 3, 2021
Semester One End January 3
Exam Period January 8-14
Semester Two Start January 15
Semester Two Break April 2-25
Exam Period May 4-June 4
Semester Two End June 4
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 5

*Updated due to COVID-19

Spring 2021

Event Date
Depart from U.S. TBA, 2021
Arrive in London TBA
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) TBA
University Orientation January 11-14
Semester Start January 15
Semester Break April 2-25
Exam Period May 4-June 4
Semester End June 4
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 5

Fall 2021

Program calendar will be announced once dates are confirmed.

Academic Year 2021-2022

Program calendar will be announced once dates are confirmed.