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 19, 2020
Arrive in Glasgow* September 20
University Orientation September 21
Semester Start September 21
Arcadia In Country Connection* TBD
Semester Break November 2-6
Semester End December 11
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 12

*Updated due to COVID-19

Academic Year 2020-2021

Event Date
Arcadia Virtual Orientation (Mandatory)* TBD
Depart from U.S.* September 19, 2020
Arrive in Glasgow* September 20
University Orientation September 21
Semester One Start September 21
Arcadia In Country Connection* TBD
Semester One Break November 2-6
Semester One End December 11
Semester Two Start January 5, 2021
Semester Two Break March 29-April 11
Semester Two End June 18
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 19

*Updated due to COVID-19

Spring 2021

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

Event Date
Arcadia Virtual Orientation (Mandatory) TBA
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