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 Glasgow'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.

Fall 2022

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) August 23
Review materials sent in advance
Depart from U.S. September 8, 2022
Arrive in Edinburgh September 9
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 9-10
University Orientation September 12
Semester Start September 19
Semester End December 16
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 17

Academic Year 2022-2023

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) August 23
Review materials sent in advance
Depart from U.S. September 8, 2022
Arrive in Edinburgh September 9
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 9-10
University Orientation September 12
Semester One Start September 19
Semester One End December 16
Semester Two Start January 9 2023
Semester Two Break March 27-April 14
Semester Two End May 19
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 20

Spring 2023

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) TBC
Review materials sent in advance
Depart from U.S. January 3, 2023
Arrive in Edinburgh January 4
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) January 4-5
University Orientation January 5-6
Semester Start January 9
Semester Break March 27-April 14
Semester End May 19
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 20

Fall and Academic Year 2023

Program calendar will be announced once dates are confirmed.