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.

Summer 2016

Depart from U.S. May 5, 2016
Arrive in Brisbane May 7
Arcadia Orientation May 7-9
University Orientation May 9-13
Course Start May 16
Course End August 20
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. August 21

 

Fall 2016

Depart from U.S. August 31, 2016
Arrive in Melbourne September 2
Arcadia Orientation September 2-5
Travel to Bond September 5
University Orientation September 5-9
Semester Start September 12
Semester End December 17
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 18

 

Academic Year 2016-2017

Depart from U.S. August 31, 2016
Arrive in Melbourne September 2
Arcadia Orientation September 2-5
Travel to Bond September 5
University Orientation September 5-9
Semester One Start September 12
Semester One End December 17
Semester Two Start January 16, 2017
Semester Two End April 24
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. April 25

 

Academic Year 2015-2016

Depart from U.S. September 2, 2015
Arrive in Melbourne September 4
Arcadia Orientation September 4-7
Travel to Bond September 7
University Orientation September 7-11
Semester One Start September 14
Semester One End December 20
Semester Two Start January 18, 2016
Semester Two End April 23
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. April 24

 

Spring 2016

Depart from U.S. January 6, 2016
Arrive in Melbourne January 8
Arcadia Orientation January 8-11
Travel to Bond January 11
University Orientation January 11-15
Semester Start January 18
Semester End April 23
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. April 24

 

Academic Year Southern Hemisphere 2016

Depart from U.S. January 6, 2016
Arrive in Melbourne January 8
Arcadia Orientation January 8-11
Travel to Bond January 11
University Orientation January 11-15
Semester One Start January 18
Semester One End April 23
Semester Two Start September 12
Semester Two End December 17
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 18