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 SOAS' 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.

Spring 2021

Event Date
Arcadia Virtual Orientation (Mandatory) December 14
Review materials sent in advance
Depart from U.S. January 3, 2021
Arrive in London January 4
University Orientation TBA
Semester Start January 11
Semester Break March 27-April 25
Semester End June 18
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 19

Fall 2021

Event Date
Arcadia Virtual Orientation (Mandatory) TBC
Depart from U.S. September 24, 2021
Arrive in London September 25
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) TBC
University Orientation TBC
Semester Start October 4
Semester End December 17
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 18

Academic Year 2021-2022

Event Date
Arcadia Virtual Orientation (Mandatory) TBC
Depart from U.S. September 24, 2021
Arrive in London September 25
University Orientation TBC
Semester One Start October 4
Semester One End December 17
Semester Two Start January 10, 2022
Semester Two Break March 26-April 24
Semester Two End June 17
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 18

Spring 2022

Program calendar will be announced once dates are confirmed.