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 2019-2020

Event Date
Depart from U.S. September 3, 2019
Arrive in Florence September 4
University Orientation September 4-7
Semester One Start September 9
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 14
Semester One End December 19
Semester Two Start January 13, 2020
Semester Two Break April 9-13
Semester Two End May 14
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 15

Spring 2020

Event Date
Depart from U.S. January 7, 2020
Arrive in Florence January 8
Accademia Orientation January 9-11
Semester Start January 13
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) January 18
Semester Break April 9-13
Semester End May 14
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 15

Fall 2020

Event Date
Depart from U.S. September 8, 2020
Arrive in Florence September 9
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 10
University Orientation September 10-11
Semester Start September 14
Arcadia Italy Excursion September 20
Semester End December 18
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 19

Academic Year 2020-2021

Event Date
Depart from U.S. September 8, 2020
Arrive in Florence September 9
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 10
University Orientation September 10-11
Semester Start September 14
Arcadia Italy Excursion September 20
Semester One End December 18
Semester Two Start January 18, 2021
Semester Two Break March 31-April 6
Semester Two End May 15
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 15

Spring 2021

Program calendar will be announced once dates are confirmed.