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 JCU July 13
University Orientation July 18-22
Semester Start July 25
Semester Break September 26-30
Semester End November 18
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. November 19

 

Academic Year 2016-2017

Depart from U.S. July 8, 2016
Arrive in Melbourne July 10
Arcadia Orientation July 10-13
Travel to JCU July 13
University Orientation July 18-22
Semester One Start July 25
Semester One Break September 26-30
Semester One End November 18
Semester Two Start February 20, 2017
Semester Two Break March 27-31
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 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 15-19
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 15-19
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