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 17, 2016
Arrive in Melbourne July 19
Arcadia Orientation July 19-22
Travel to Macquarie July 22
University Orientation July 25-29
Semester Start August 1
Semester Break September 19-October 2
Semester End December 2
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 3

 

Academic Year 2016-2017

Depart from U.S. July 17, 2016
Arrive in Melbourne July 19
Arcadia Orientation July 19-22
Travel to Macquarie July 22
University Orientation July 25-29
Semester One Start August 1
Semester One Break September 19-October 2
Semester One End December 2
Semester Two Start February 27, 2017
Semester Two Break April 15-30
Semester Two End July 1
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. July 2

 

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 April 11-24
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 April 11-24
Semester One End July 1
Semester Two Start August 1
Semester Two End December 2
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 3