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 Royal Conservatoire of Scotland'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 2021

Event Date
Arcadia Virtual Orientation (Mandatory) TBC
Depart from U.S. January 3, 2021
Arrive in Glasgow January 4
University Orientation January 5
Semester Start January 5
Semester Break March 29-April 11
Semester End June 18
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 19

Fall 2021

Event Date
Arcadia Virtual Orientation (Mandatory) TBC
Depart from U.S. September 9, 2021
Arrive in Edinburgh September 10
University Orientation September 20
Semester Start September 20
Semester Break November 1-7
Semester End December 10
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 11

Academic Year 2021-2022

Event Date
Arcadia Virtual Orientation (Mandatory) TBC
Depart from U.S. September 9, 2021
Arrive in Edinburgh September 10
University Orientation September 20
Semester One Start September 20
Semester Break November 1-7
Semester One End December 10
Semester Two Start January 5, 2022
Semester Two Break March 28-April 8
Semester Two End June 17
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 18

Spring 2022

Program calendar will be announced once dates are confirmed.