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.

 

Academic Year Southern Hemisphere 2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. January 27, 2018
Arrive in Cape Town January 28
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) January 28-29
University Orientation January 30-February 2
Semester One Start February 5
Semester One Break March 12-April 2
Semester One End June 28
Semester Two Start July 23
Semester Two Break September 7-17
Semester Two End November 30
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 1

 

Fall 2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. July 11, 2018
Arrive in Cape Town July 12
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) July 12-14
University Orientation July 18
Semester Start July 23, 2018
Semester Break September 7-17
Semester End November 30
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 1

 

Academic Year 2018-19

Event Date
Depart from U.S. July 11, 2018
Arrive in Cape Town July 12
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) July 12-14
University Orientation July 18
Semester Start July 23, 2018
Semester Break September 7-17
Semester One End November 30
Semester Two Start February 4, 2019
Semester Two Break March 21-31
Semester Two End June 13
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 14

Spring 2019

Arcadia program dates will be finalized 6-8 months prior to the start of the semester. (Students should not book travel until calendars are finalized.)

Event Date
Depart from U.S. TBD
Arrive in Cape Town TBD
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) TBD
University Orientation  TBD
Semester Start February 4
Semester Break March 21-31
Semester End June 13
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 14