Life at Arcadia
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Arcadia’s array of student organizations offers something for everyone. Getting involved not only broadens your social circle, but also gives you an opportunity to grow as a person and develop leadership skills.
Lending a hand to our local community and raising awareness about social issues affecting the U.S. and other nations makes us who we are as a university. Explore the many ways to volunteer.
RESIDENCE & COMMUTER LIFE
On-Campus Housing & Dining
Arcadia offers traditional-style housing, suites and fully furnished apartments. Whether you live on campus or commute, there's a dining option to suit you. And it's easy to get around—on foot or by bike, car, bus, train or Zipcar.
Arcadia Events & Traditions
New Student Orientation
You’ll be greeted by Orientation Leaders for a day in the Summer, and again leading up to the start of the Fall semester. Fall Orientation ends the day before classes start with the President’s Picnic, a barbeque welcoming you to the Arcadia community. More.
Family Weekend at Fall Fest
Family Weekend unites your family with your Arcadia family. The fun-filled event features classroom visits, a Parents’ Network meeting, campus picnic, athletic contests, and more. More.
Friends and family join to commemorate years of learning and accomplishments as Arcadia students. More.
SIGHTS AND SOUNDS
Arts at Arcadia
Internationally known speakers and artists, as well as dazzling theater productions and concerts await you at Arcadia University. Each semester brings a fresh array of talent gracing our campus: from local K-12 artists, to emerging Arcadia talent, to established global artists.