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. 

Fall 2020

Event Date
Arcadia Virtual Orientation (Mandatory)* TBD
Depart from U.S.* September 17, 2020
Arrive in Perugia* September 18
University Orientation* September 19-20
Semester Start* September 28
Arcadia In Country Connection* TBD
Semester Break* November 2-6
Semester End* December 10
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S.* December 11

*Updated due to COVID-19

Academic Year 2020-2021

Event Date
Arcadia Virtual Orientation (Mandatory)* TBD
Depart from U.S.* September 17, 2020
Arrive in Perugia* September 18
University Orientation* September 19-20
Semester One Start* September 28
Arcadia In Country Connection* TBD
Semester Break* November 2-6
Semester One End* December 10
Semester Two Start* February 1, 2021
Semester Two Break* March 12-21
Semester Two End* April 23
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S.* April 24

*Updated due to COVID-19

Spring 2021

Dates subject to change based on the Umbra Institute's planned academic calendar in response to COVID-19 pandemic and any restrictions or safety measures imposed by the Italian government. 
Please wait to book travel until advised by Arcadia University.

Event Date
Arcadia Virtual Orientation (Mandatory) January 16, 2021
Depart from U.S. January 28, 2021
Arrive in Rome January 29
University Orientation (Mandatory) January 29-31
Semester Start February 1
Semester End April 23
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. April 24

Fall 2021

Arcadia program dates will be finalized 6-8 months prior to the start of the semester. (Students should not book travel until calendars are finalized.)

Academic Year 2021-2022

Arcadia program dates will be finalized 6-8 months prior to the start of the semester. (Students should not book travel until calendars are finalized.)