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 Southern Hemisphere 2017

Event Date
Depart from U.S. February 12, 2017
Arrive in Melbourne February 14
Arcadia Orientation February 14-17
Travel to Griffith February 17
University Orientation February 20-24
Semester One Start February 27
Semester One Break April 10-14
Semester One End June 17
Semester Two Start July 3
Semester Two Break September 25-29
Semester Two End October 15
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. October 16

 

Fall 2017

Event Date
Depart from U.S. June 18, 2017
Arrive in Brisbane June 20
Arcadia Orientation June 20-23
Travel to Griffith June 23
University Orientation June 26-30
Semester Start July 3
Semester End October 14
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. October 15

 

Academic Year 2017-2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. June 18, 2017
Arrive in Brisbane June 20
Arcadia Orientation June 20-23
Travel to Griffith June 23
University Orientation June 26-30
Semester One Start July 3
Semester One End October 14
Semester Two Start February 26
Semester Two Break April 2-13
Semester Two End June 23
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 24

 

Spring 2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. February 11, 2018
Arrive in Melbourne February 13
Arcadia Orientation February 13-16
Travel to Griffith February 16
University Orientation February 19-23
Semester Start February 26
Semester Break April 2-13
Semester End June 23
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 24

 

Academic Year Southern Hemisphere 2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. February 11, 2018
Arrive in Melbourne February 13
Arcadia Orientation February 13-16
Travel to Griffith February 16
University Orientation February 19-23
Semester One Start February 26
Semester One Break April 2-13
Semester One End June 23
Semester Two Start July 9
Semester Two Break TBA
Semester Two End October 20
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. October 21

 

Fall 2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. June 25, 2018
Arrive in Brisbane June 27
Arcadia Orientation June 27-29
Travel to Griffith June 29
University Orientation July 2-6
Semester Start July 9
Semester End October 20
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. October 21

 

Academic Year 2018-2019

Program calendar will be announced once dates are confirmed.