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. September 8, 2019
Arrive in Edinburgh September 9
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 9-11
University Orientation September 12-13
Semester Start September 23
Semester End December 20
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 21

Academic Year 2019-2020

Event Date
Depart from U.S. September 8, 2019
Arrive in Edinburgh September 9
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 9-11
University Orientation September 12-13
Semester One Start September 23
Semester One End December 20
Semester Two Start January 13, 2020
Semester Two Break March 30 -April 17
Semester Two End May 29
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 30

Spring 2020

Event Date
Depart from U.S. January 5, 2020
Arrive in Edinburgh January 6
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) January 6-8
University Orientation January 9-10
Semester Start January 13
Semester Break March 30-April 17
Semester End May 29
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 30