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. 

Fall 2020

Event Date
Arcadia Virtual Orientation (Mandatory)* TBD
Depart from U.S.* September 11, 2020
Arrive in London* September 12
University Orientation September 14-18
Semester Start September 21
Arcadia In-Country Connection* TBD
Semester End December 11
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 12

*Updated due to COVID-19

Academic Year 2020-2021

Event Date
Arcadia Virtual Orientation (Mandatory)* TBD
Depart from U.S.* September 11, 2020
Arrive in London* September 12
University Orientation September 14-18
Semester One Start September 21
Arcadia In-Country Connection* TBD
Semester One End December 11
Exam Period January 4-15, 2021
Semester Two Start* January 25
Semester Two Break* April 17-May 3
Exam Period* May 6-June 4
Semester Two End* June 4
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S.* June 5

*Updated due to COVID-19

Spring 2021

Dates subject to change based on the Queen Mary University'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.

Event Date
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) December 14
Review materials sent in advance
Depart from U.S. January 13
Arrive in London January 14
University Orientation January 18-22
Semester Start January 25
Semester Break April 17-May 3
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.