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 2017-2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. September 5, 2017
Arrive in Florence September 6
University Orientation September 6-8
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 9
Semester One Start September 11
Semester One End December 15
Semester Two Start January 15, 2018
Semester Two Break March 24-April 2
Semester Two End May 11
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 12

 

Spring 2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. January 9, 2018
Arrive in Florence January 10
University Orientation January 10-12
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) January 13
Semester Start January 15
Semester Break March 24-April 2
Semester End May 11
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 12

Fall 2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. September 4, 2018
Arrive in Florence September 5
University Orientation September 6-7
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 14
Semester Start September 10
Semester End December 20
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 21

 

Academic Year 2018-2019

Event Date
Depart from U.S. September 4, 2018
Arrive in Florence September 5
University Orientation September 6-7
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 14
Semester One Start September 10
Semester One End December 20
Semester Two Start January 14, 2019
Semester Two Break March 4-8
Semester Two End May 17
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 18