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.

Fall 2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. September 1, 2018
Arrive in Edinburgh September 2
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 2-4
Homestay September 4-8
University Orientation September 12
Semester Start September 17
Semester End December 14
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 15


Academic Year 2018-2019

Event Date
Depart from U.S. September 1, 2018
Arrive in Edinburgh September 2
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 2-4
Homestay September 4-8
University Orientation September 12
Semester One Start September 17
Semester One End December 14
Semester Two Start January 21, 2019
Semester Two Break March 25-April 12
Semester Two End May 24
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 25

 

Spring 2019

Event Date
Depart from U.S. January 17, 2019
Arrive in Edinburgh January 18
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) January 18-19
University Orientation January 21-25
Semester Start January 21
Semester Break March 25-April 12
Semester End May 24
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 25