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 Accademia Italiana's planned academic calendar in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and any restrictions or safety measures imposed by the Italian government. Please wait to book travel until advised by Arcadia University.

Spring 2022

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) December 21
Review materials sent in advance
Depart from U.S. January 11, 2022
Arrive in Italy January 12
University Orientation (Mandatory) January 13-14
Semester Start January 17
Semester Break April 13-19
Semester End May 12
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 13

Fall 2022

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) TBC
Review materials sent in advance
Depart from U.S. September 6, 2022
Arrive in Florence September 7
University Orientation September 8-9
Semester Start September 12
Arcadia Italy Excursion (Mandatory) September 17
Semester End December 15
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 16

Academic Year 2022-2023

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) TBC
Review materials sent in advance
Depart from U.S. September 6, 2022
Arrive in Florence September 7
University Orientation September 8-9
Semester Start September 12
Arcadia Italy Excursion (Mandatory) September 17
Semester One End December 15
Semester Two Start January 16, 2023
Semester Two Break April 5-11
Semester Two End May 11
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 12

Spring 2023

Program calendar will be announced when program dates are confirmed.