Study Abroad at the University of Cape Town with Arcadia University

Calendar for University of Cape Town

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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 2014

Depart from U.S. July 9, 2014*
Arrive in Cape Town July 10
Arcadia Orientation July 10-12
University Orientation July 13-18
Semester Start July 21
Semester Break August 31-September 6
Semester End November 12
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. November 14
 

Academic Year 2014-2015

Depart from U.S. July 9, 2014*
Arrive in Cape Town July 10
Arcadia Orientation July 10-12
University Orientation July 13-18
Semester One Start July 21
Semester One Break August 31-September 6
Semester One End November 12
Semester Two Start February 16, 2015
Semester Two Break March 29-April 6
Semester Two End June 12
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 13
 

Spring 2015

Depart from U.S. January 28, 2015*
Arrive in Cape Town January 29
Arcadia Orientation January 29-31
University Orientation February 1
Semester Start February 16
Semester Break March 29-April 6
Semester End June 12
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 13
   
*Please see Travel Information page   

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