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 2021

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) August 24
Review materials sent in advance
Depart from U.S. September 15, 2021
Arrive in London September 16
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) TBC
University Orientation (Virtual) September 13-24
Semester Start September 27
Semester End December 17
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 18

Academic Year 2021-2022

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) August 24
Review materials sent in advance
University Virtual Orientation September 12
Depart from U.S. September 17, 2021
Arrive in London September 18
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) TBC
University Orientation September 20-24
Semester One Start September 27
Semester One End December 17
Return to Campus January 3, 2022
Fall Semester Exams January 17-31
Semester Two Start February 7
Semester Two Break April 9-24
Exam Period May 23-June 12
Semester Two End June 10
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 11

Spring 2022

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) TBC
Depart from U.S. January 28, 2022
Arrive in London January 29
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) TBC
University Orientation January 31-February 6
Semester Start February 7
Semester Break April 9-24
Exam Period May 23-June 12
Semester End June 10
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 11

Fall 2022

Program calendar will be announced once dates are confirmed.

Academic Year 2022

Program calendar will be announced once dates are confirmed.