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 2016-2017

Event Date
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

Event Date
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

Event Date
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

Event Date
Depart from U.S. July 9, 2017
Arrive in Melbourne July 11
Arcadia Orientation July 11-14
Travel to JCU July 14
University Orientation July 17-21
Semester Start July 24
Semester Break September 4-8
Semester End November 17
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. November 18

 

Academic Year 2017-2018

Arcadia program dates will be finalized 6-8 months prior to the start of the semester. (Students should not book travel until calendars are finalized.).

Event Date
Depart from U.S. July 9, 2017
Arrive in Melbourne July 11
Arcadia Orientation July 11-14
Travel to JCU July 14
University Orientation July 17-21
Semester One Start July 24
Semester One Break September 4-8
Semester One End November 17
Semester Two Start TBA
Semester Two Break TBA
Semester Two End TBA
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. TBA

 

Spring 2018

Program calendar will be announced once dates are confirmed.