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 2018-2019

Event Date
Depart from U.S. August 23, 2018
Arrive in Rome August 24
University Orientation August 25-26
Semester One Start August 27
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 1
Semester Break October 22-26
Semester One End December 14
Semester Two Start January 7, 2019
Semester Two Break March 4-8
Semester Two End April 26
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. April 27

Spring 2019

Event Date
Depart from U.S. January 3. 2019
Arrive in Rome January 4
University Orientation January 5-6
Semester Start January 7
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) January 13
Semester Break March 4-8
Semester End April 26
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. April 27

Fall 2019

Event Date
Depart from U.S. August 22, 2019
Arrive in Rome August 23
University Orientation August 23-25
Semester Start August 26
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) August 31
Semester Break October 21-25
Semester End December 13
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 14

Academic Year 2019-2020

Event Date
Depart from U.S. August 22, 2019
Arrive in Rome August 23
University Orientation August 23-25
Semester One Start August 26
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) August 31
Semester Break October 21-25
Semester One End December 13
Semester Two Start January 13, 2020
Semester Two Break March 9-13
Semester Two End April 30
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 1

Spring 2020

Program calendar will be announced once dates are confirmed.