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 13, 2015
Arrive in Melbourne July 15
Arcadia Orientation July 15-18
Travel to Macquarie July 18
University Orientation July 20-24
Semester Start July 27
Semester Break September 14-28
Semester End November 27
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. November 28

 

Academic Year 2015-2016

Depart from U.S. July 13, 2015
Arrive in Melbourne July 15
Arcadia Orientation July 15-18
Travel to Macquarie July 18
University Orientation July 20-24
Semester One Start July 27
Semester One Break September 14-28
Semester One End November 27
Semester Two Start February 29, 2016
Semester Two End July 1
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. July 2

 

Spring 2016

Depart from U.S. February 14, 2016
Arrive in Melbourne February 16
Arcadia Orientation February 16-19
Travel to Macquarie February 19
University Orientation February 22-26
Semester Start February 29
Semester Break March 25-April 1
Semester End July 1
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. July 2

 

Academic Year Southern Hemisphere 2016

Depart from U.S. February 14, 2016
Arrive in Melbourne February 16
Arcadia Orientation February 16-19
Travel to Macquarie February 19
University Orientation February 22-26
Semester One Start February 29
Semester One Break March 25-April 1
Semester One End July 1
Semester Two Start August 1
Semester Two End December 2
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 3