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 2016

Depart from U.S. July 8, 2016
Arrive in Melbourne July 10
Arcadia Orientation July 10-13
Travel to Griffith July 13
University Orientation July 18-22
Semester Start July 25
Semester Break September 26-30
Semester End November 19
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. November 20

 

Academic Year 2016-2017

Depart from U.S. July 8, 2016
Arrive in Melbourne July 10
Arcadia Orientation July 10-13
Travel to Griffith July 13
University Orientation July 18-22
Semester One Start July 25
Semester One Break September 26-30
Semester One End November 19
Semester Two Start February 27, 2017
Semester Two Break April 10-14
Semester Two End June 16
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 17

 

Academic Year 2015-2016

Depart from U.S. July 11, 2015
Arrive in Melbourne July 13
Arcadia Orientation July 13-16
Travel to Griffith July 16
University Orientation July 20
Semester One Start July 27
Semester One Break September 28- October 2
Semester One End November 21
Semester Two Start February 29, 2016
Semester Two Break March 28-April 1
Semester Two End June 25
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 25

 

Spring 2016

Depart from U.S. February 12, 2016
Arrive in Melbourne February 14
Arcadia Orientation February 14-17
Travel to Griffith February 17
University Orientation February 22-26
Semester Start February 29
Semester Break March 28-April 1
Semester End June 25
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 25

 

Academic Year Southern Hemisphere 2016

Depart from U.S. February 12, 2016
Arrive in Melbourne February 14
Arcadia Orientation February 14-17
Travel to Griffith February 17
University Orientation February 22-26
Semester One Start February 29
Semester One Break March 28-April 1
Semester One End June 25
Semester Two Start July 25
Semester Two End November 18
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. November 19