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 2019

Event Date
Depart from U.S. August 28, 2019
Arrive in Edinburgh August 29
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) August 29-31
University Orientation September 2
Semester Start September 9
Semester End December 13
Program Concludes/Return Flight to US December 14

Academic Year 2019-2020

Event Date
Depart from U.S. August 28
Arrive in Edinburgh August 29
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) August 29-31
University Orientation September 2
Semester One Start September 9
Semester One End December 13
Semester Two Start January 13, 2020
Semester Two Break March 27-April 20
Semester Two End May 15
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 16

Spring 2020

Arcadia program dates will be finalized 6-8 months prior to the start of the semester. (Students should not book travel until calendars are finalized.)

Event Date
Depart from U.S. TBD
Arrive in Edinburgh TBD
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) TBD
University Orientation January 6
Semester Start January 13
Semester Break March 27-:April 20
Semester End May 15
Program Concludes/Return Flight to US May 16