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.


Fall 2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. September 3, 2018
Arrive in Madrid September 4
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 4-6
University Orientation September 6-8
Semester Start September 10
Semester Break October 26-30
Semester End December 14
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 15

 

Academic Year 2018-2019

Event Date
Depart from U.S. September 3, 2018
Arrive in Madrid September 4
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 4-6
University Orientation September 6-8
Semester One Start September 10
Semester One Break October 26-30
Semester One End December 14
Semester Two Start January 21, 2019
Semester Two Break April 12-21
Semester Two End April 29
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. April 30

Spring 2019

Event Date
Depart from U.S. January 13, 2019
Arrive in Madrid January 14
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) January 14-16
University Orientation January 16-18
Semester Start January 21
Semester Break April 12-21
Semester End April 29
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. April 30

Fall 2019

Event Date
Depart from U.S. September 3, 2019
Arrive in Madrid September 4
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 4-6
University Orientation September 6-8
Semester Start September 9
Semester Break October 25-29
Semester End December 13
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 15

Academic Year 2019-2020

Event Date
Depart from U.S. September 3, 2019
Arrive in Madrid September 4
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 4-6
University Orientation September 6-8
Semester Start September 9
Semester Break October 25-29
Semester End December 13
Semester Two Start January 27, 2020
Semester Two Break April 3-12
Semester Two End May 9
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 10

Spring 2020

Event Date
Depart from U.S. January 19, 2020
Arrive in Madrid January 20
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) January 20-22
University Orientation January 22-24
Semester Start January 27
Semester Break April 3-12
Semester End May 9
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 10