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 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

 

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

 

Spring 2017

Depart from U.S. February 4, 2017
Arrive in Sydney February 6
Arcadia Orientation February 6-9
Travel to JCU February 9
University Orientation February 10-17
Semester Start February 20
Semester Break March 27-31
Semester End June 16
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 17

 

Academic Year Southern Hemisphere 2017

Depart from U.S. February 4, 2017
Arrive in Sydney February 6
Arcadia Orientation February 6-9
Travel to JCU February 9
University Orientation February 10-17
Semester One Start February 20
Semester One Break March 27-31
Semester One End June 16
Semester Two Start July 24
Semester Two End November 17
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. November 18

 

Fall 2017

Program calendar will be announced once dates are confirmed.

 

Academic Year 2017-2018

Program calendar will be announced once dates are confirmed.

 

Spring 2018

Program calendar will be announced once dates are confirmed.