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, once they have been advised to do so by their Program Manager.  

Fall 2020

Event Date
Arcadia Virtual Orientation (Mandatory)* August 17-21, 2020
Depart from U.S.* August 30
Arrive in Stirling* August 31
University Orientation September 13
Semester Start September 14
Semester Break October 26-30
Semester End December 18
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 19

*Updated due to COVID-19

Academic Year 2020-2021

Event Date
Arcadia Virtual Orientation (Mandatory)* August 17-21, 2020
Depart from U.S.* August 30
Arrive in Stirling* August 31
University Orientation September 13
Semester Start September 14
Semester Break October 26-30
Semester One End December 18
Semester Two Start January 18, 2021
Semester Two Break February 22-26
Semester Two End May 14
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 15

*Updated due to COVID-19

Spring 2021

Dates subject to change based on the University of Stirling's planned academic calendar in response to COVID-19 pandemic and any restrictions or safety measures imposed by the Scottish government. 
Please wait to book travel until advised by Arcadia University.

Event Date
Arcadia Viritual Orientation (Mandatory) TBA
Depart from U.S. January 14, 2021
Arrive in Stirling January 15
University Orientation January 17
Semester Start January 18
Semester Break February 22-26
Semester End May 14
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 15