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 Umbra Institute'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.

Fall 2022

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) August 3
Review materials sent in advance
Depart from U.S. September 1, 2022
Arrive in Rome September 2
University Orientation September 3-4
Semester Start September 5
Arcadia Italy Excursion (Mandatory) September 17
Semester Break October 24-30
Semester End December 16
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 17

Academic Year 2022-2023

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) August 3
Review materials sent in advance
Depart from U.S. September 1, 2022
Arrive in Rome September 2
University Orientation September 3-4
Semester One Start September 5
Arcadia Italy Excursion (Mandatory) September 17
Semester Break October 24-30
Semester One End December 16
Semester Two Start January 16, 2023
Semester Two Break March 6-12
Semester Two End April 28
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. April 29

Spring 2023

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) TBC
Review materials sent in advance
Depart from U.S. January 12, 2023
Arrive in Rome January 13
University Orientation (Mandatory) January 14-15
Semester Start January 16
Arcadia Italy Excursion (Mandatory) February 25
Semester Break March 6-12
Semester End April 28
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. April 29

Fall 2023 & Academic Year 2023

Program calendar will be announced once dates are confirmed.