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.

Fall 2021

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) August 27
Review materials sent in advance
Depart from U.S. September 3, 2021
Arrive in Edinburgh September 4
University Orientation September 1 (Virutal)
Semester Start September 6
Semester End December 18
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 19

Academic Year 2021-2022

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) August 27
Review materials sent in advance
Depart from U.S. September 3, 2021
Arrive in Edinburgh September 4
University Orientation September 1 (Virtual)
Semester One Start September 6
Semester One End December 18
Semester Two Start January 17, 2022
Semester Two Break April 11-24
Semester Two End May 14
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 15

Spring 2022

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) TBC
Review materials sent in advance
Depart from U.S. January 12, 2022
Arrive in Edinburgh January 13
Arcadia Orientation TBC
University Orientation TBC
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

Program calendar will be announced once dates are confirmed.

Academic Year 2022-2023

Program calendar will be announced once dates are confirmed.