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 St Andrews' 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 2022

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) December 16
Review materials sent in advance
Depart from U.S. January 11, 2022*
Arrive in Edinburgh January 12 OR 15
University Orientation (virtual) January 13-14
Semester Start January 17
Semester Break February 21-25
Semester End May 10
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 14
* Preferred Departure Date

 

Fall 2022

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) TBC
Review materials sent in advance
Depart from U.S. September 1, 2022
Arrive in Edinburgh September 2
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 2-3
University Orientation September 5-9
Semester Start September 12
Semester End December 19
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 20

Academic Year 2022-2023

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) TBC
Review materials sent in advance
Depart from U.S. September 1, 2022
Arrive in Edinburgh September 2
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 2-3
University Orientation September 5-9
Semester One Start September 12
Semester One End December 19
Semester Two Start January 16, 2023
Semester Two Break February 20-25
Semester Two End May 9
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 10

Spring 2023

Program calendar will be announced once dates are confirmed.