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 2018-2019

Event Date
Depart from U.S. September 2, 2018
Arrive in London September 3
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 3-4
University Orientation September 5-14
Semester One Start September 17
Semester One End December 14
Semester Two Start January 28, 2019
Semester Two Break April 13-28
Semester Two End May 24
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 25

Spring 2019

Event Date
Depart from U.S. January 16, 2019
Arrive in London January 17
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) January 17-22
University Orientation January 23-26
Semester Start January 28
Semester Break April 13-28
Semester End May 24
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 25

Fall 2019

Event Date
Depart from U.S. August 28, 2019
Arrive in London August 29
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) August 29-September 3
University Orientation September 3-13
Semester Start September 16
Semester End December 13
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 14

Academic Year 2019-2020

Event Date
Depart from U.S. August 28, 2019
Arrive in London August 29
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) August 29-September 3
University Orientation September 3-13
Semester One Start September 16
Semester One End December 13
Exam Period January 6-17
Semester Two Start January 27, 2020
Semester Two Break April 4-19
Exam Period May 11-22
Semester Two End May 22
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 23

Spring 2020

Event Date
Depart from U.S. January 15, 2020
Arrive in London January 16
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) January 16-21
University Orientation January 21-24
Semester Start January 27
Semester Break April 4-20
Semester End May 22
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 23