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 University of Manchester's 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.

Fall 2022

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) August 24
Review materials sent in advance
Depart from U.S. September 13, 2022
Arrive in London September 14
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 15-16
University Orientation September 19-23
Semester Start September 26
Semester End December 16
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 17

Academic Year 2021-2022

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) August 24
Review materials sent in advance
Depart from U.S. September 13, 2022
Arrive in London September 14
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 15-16
University Orientation September 19-23
Semester One Start September 26
Semester One End December 16
Return to Campus January 16, 2023
Semester Two Start January 30
Semester Two End June 9
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 10

Spring 2023

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) TBC
Review materials sent in advance
Depart from U.S. TBC
Arrive in London TBC
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) TBC
University Orientation TBC
Semester Start January 30
Semester End June 9
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 10

Fall 2023 and Academic Year 2023-2024

Program calendar will be announced once dates are confirmed.