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 2015

Depart from U.S. July 11, 2015
Arrive in Melbourne July 13
Arcadia Orientation July 13-16
Travel to JCU July 16
University Orientation July 20
Semester Start July 27
Semester Break September 19 - October 5
Semester End November 20
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. November 21

 

Academic Year 2015-2016

Depart from U.S. July 11, 2015
Arrive in Melbourne July 13
Arcadia Orientation July 13-16
Travel to JCU July 16
University Orientation July 20
Semester One Start July 27
Semester One Break September 19-October 5
Semester One End November 20
Semester Two Start February 22, 2016
Semester Two End June 17
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 18

 

Spring 2016

Depart from U.S. February 6, 2016
Arrive in Melbourne February 8
Arcadia Orientation February 8-11
Travel to JCU February 11
University Orientation February 12-19
Semester Start February 22
Semester Break April 18-22
Semester End June 17
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 18

 

Academic Year Southern Hemisphere 2016

Depart from U.S. February 6, 2016
Arrive in Melbourne February 8
Arcadia Orientation February 8-11
Travel to JCU February 11
University Orientation February 12-19
Semester One Start February 22
Semester One Break April 18-22
Semester One End June 17
Semester Two Start July 25
Semester Two End November 18
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. November 19