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 2019-2020

Event Date
Depart from U.S. September 8
Arrive in London September 9
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 9-11
University Orientation September 12-20
Semester One Start September 23
Semester One Break December 13-January 5, 2020
Semester One End January 5
Exam Period January 6-17
Semester Two Start January 20
Semester Two Break April 4-27
Exam Period May 4-29
Semester Two End May 29
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 30

Spring 2020

Event Date
Depart from U.S. January 8, 2020
Arrive in London January 9
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) January 9-13
University Orientation January 13-17
Semester Start January 20
Semester Break April 4-27
Semester End May 29
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 30

Fall 2020

Event Date
Arcadia Virtual Orientation (Mandatory)* TBD
Depart from U.S.* September 15, 2020
Arrive in Bangor* September 16
University Orientation September 17-25
Semester Start September 28
Arcadia In-Country Connection* TBD
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)* TBD
Depart from U.S.* September 15, 2020
Arrive in Bangor* September 16
University Orientation September 17-25
Semester One Start September 28
Arcadia In-Country Connection* TBD
Semester One Break December 18-January 10, 2021
Semester One End January 10
Exam Period January 11-22
Semester Two Start January 25
Semester Two Break March 29-April 11
Exam Period May 3-28
Semester Two End May 28
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 29

*Updated due to COVID-19

Spring 2021

Event Date
Depart from U.S. TBA, 2021
Arrive in London TBA
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) TBA
University Orientation January 19-22
Semester Start January 25
Semester Break March 29-April 11
Semester End May 28
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 29

Fall 2021

Program calendar will be announced once dates are confirmed.

Academic Year 2021-2022

Program calendar will be announced once dates are confirmed.