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 2
Arrive in Rome September 3
Orientation (Mandatory) September 3-8
Semester One Start September 9
Semester One Break October 26-November 3
Semester One End December 19
Semester Two Start January 27, 2020
Semester Two Break March 14-22
Semester Two End May 7
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 8

Spring 2020

Event Date
Depart from U.S. January 20, 2020
Arrive in Rome January 21
Orientation (Mandatory) January 21-25
Semester Start January 27
Semester Break March 14-22
Semester End May 7
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 8

Fall 2020

Event Date
BLOCK A  
Arcadia Online Orientation (Mandatory) TBD
Depart from U.S. September 7, 2020
Arrive in Rome September 8
Orientation (Mandatory) September 8-9
Block A Courses Start September 10
Block A Courses End October  21
Semester Break October 22-25
BLOCK B  
Block B Arrival and Orientation* TBD
Block B Courses Start October 26
Block B Courses End December 4
Experiential Week* December 7-11
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 12
* if block A is virtual
 

 

Academic Year 2020-2021

Event Date
BLOCK A  
Arcadia Online Orientation (Mandatory) TBD
Depart from U.S. September 7, 2020
Arrive in Rome September 8
Orientation (Mandatory) September 8-9
Block A Courses Start September 10
Block A Courses End October  21
Semester Break October 22-25
BLOCK B  
Block B Arrival and Orientation* TBD
Block B Courses Start October 26
Block B Courses End December 4
Experiential Week* December 7-11
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 12
Spring 2021 Dates Announced September 1, 2020
* if block A is virtual
 

 

Spring 2021

Program calendar will be announced on September 1, 2020.