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 Edinburgh Napier University's planned academic calendar in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and any restrictions or safety measures imposed by the Scottish government. Please wait to book travel until advised by Arcadia University.

Spring 2022

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) December 14
Review materials sent in advance
Depart from U.S. January 12, 2022
Arrive in Edinburgh January 13
Arcadia Orientation January 13-14
University Orientation January 16
Semester Start January 17, 2022
Semester Break April 11-24
Semester End May 14
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 15

Fall 2022

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) TBC
Review materials sent in advance
Depart from U.S. September 1, 2022
Arrive in Edinburgh September 2
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 2-3
University Orientation September 5
Semester Start September 5
Semester End December 17
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 18

Academic Year 2022-2023

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) TBC
Review materials sent in advance
Depart from U.S. September 1, 2022
Arrive in Edinburgh September 2
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 2-3
University Orientation September 5
Semester One Start September 5
Semester One End December 17
Semester Two Start January 16, 2023
Semester Two Break April 3-16
Semester Two End May 13
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 14

Spring 2023

Program calendar will be announced once dates are confirmed.