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 University of Aberdeen'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) TBA
Depart from U.S. January 6, 2021
Arrive in Aberdeen January 7
University Orientation January 11
Semester Start January 18
Semester Break April 2-26
Semester End May 21
Program Concludes/Return Flight to US May 22

Fall 2021

Event Date
Arcadia Virtual Orientation (Mandatory) TBC
Depart from U.S. September 9, 2021
Arrive in Edinburgh September 10
University Orientation September 20-24
Semester Start September 27
Semester End December 17
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 18

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 20-24
Semester One Start September 27
Semester One End December 17
Semester Two Start January 17, 2022
Semester Two Break April 1-25
Semester Two End May 20
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 21

Spring 2022

Program calendar will be announced once dates are confirmed.