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 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.

Spring 2021

Event Date
Arcadia Virtual Orientation (Mandatory) December 14
Review materials sent in advance
Depart from U.S. January 5, 2021
Arrive in Stirling January 6
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

Fall 2021

Event Date
Arcadia Virtual Orientation (Mandatory) TBC
Depart from U.S. September 2, 2021
Arrive in Edinburgh September 3
University Orientation September 12
Semester Start September 13
Semester Break October 25-29
Semester End December 17
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 18

Academic Year 2021-2022

Event Date
Arcadia Virtual Orientation (Mandatory) TBC
Depart from U.S. September 2, 2021
Arrive in Edinburgh September 3
University Orientation September 12
Semester One Start September 13
Semester One Break October 25-29
Semester One End December 17
Semester Two Start January 17, 2022
Semester Two Break February 28-March 4
Semester Two End May 13
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 14

Spring 2022

Program calendar will be announced once dates are confirmed.