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 2017

Event Date
Depart from U.S. February 12, 2017
Arrive in Melbourne February 14
Arcadia Orientation February 14-17
Travel to QUT February 17
University Orientation February 20-24
Semester One Start February 27
Semester One Break April 14-24
Semester One End June 23
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 QUT July 14
University Orientation July 17-21
Semester Start July 24
Semester Break September 25-29
Semester End November 17
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. November 18

 

Academic Year 2017-2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. July 9, 2017
Arrive in Melbourne July 11
Arcadia Orientation July 11-14
Travel to QUT July 14
University Orientation July 17-21
Semester One Start July 24
Semester One Break September 25-29
Semester One End November 17
Semester Two Start February 19
Semester Two Break March 31-April 15
Semester Two End June 22
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 23


Spring 2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. February 4, 2018
Arrive in Sydney February 6
Arcadia Orientation February 6-9
Travel to QUT February 9
University Orientation February 12-16
Semester Start February 19
Semester Break March 31-April 15
Semester End June 22
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 23

 

Academic Year Southern Hemisphere 2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. February 4, 2018
Arrive in Sydney February 6
Arcadia Orientation February 6-9
Travel to QUT February 9
University Orientation February 12-16
Semester One Start February 19
Semester One Break March 31-April 15
Semester One End June 22
Semester Two Start July 23
Semester Two End November 16
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. November 17

 

Fall 2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. July 8, 2018
Arrive in Melbourne July 10
Arcadia Orientation July 10-13
Travel to QUT July 13
University Orientation July 16-20
Semester Start July 23
Semester Break September 22-30
Semester End November 16
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. November 17

 

Academic Year 2018-2019

Program calendar will be announced once dates are confirmed.