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.

Fall 2019

Event Date
Depart from U.S. September 3, 2019
Arrive in Florence September 4
University Orientation September 4-7
Semester Start September 9
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 14
Semester End December 19
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 20

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 Rome 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