THIS PROGRAM IS SUSPENDED FOR SPRING and AYSH 2021. STUDENTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY FOR A FUTURE TERM OR TO CONSIDER AN ALTERNATIVE PROGRAM FOR THE SPRING.


 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.

Spring 2021

Event Date
Depart from U.S. February 18, 2021*
Arrive in Cape Town February 19*
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) February 19-22*
University Orientation February 23-26*
Semester Start March 1*
Semester Break TBD
Semester End June 28*
Program Concludes June 29*

*Dates subject to change based on UCT's planning in response COVID-19 

Academic Year Southern Hemisphere 2021

EVENT DATE
Depart from U.S. February 18, 2021*
Arrive in Cape Town February 19*
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) February 19-22*
University Orientation February 23-26*
Semester One Start March 1*
Semester One Break TBD
Semester One End June 28*
Semester Two Start TBD
Semester Two Break TBD
Semester Two End TBD
Program Concludes/Return to U.S. TBD

*Dates subject to change based on UWC's planning in response COVID-19