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 3, 2016
Arrive in Melbourne July 5
Arcadia Orientation July 5-8
University Orientation July 11-22
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 3, 2016
Arrive in Melbourne July 5
Arcadia Orientation July 5-8
University Orientation July 11-22
Semester One Start July 25
Semester One Break September 26-30
Semester One End November 18
Semester Two Start February 27, 2017
Semester Two Break April 14-23
Semester Two End June 23
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 24

 

Academic Year 2015-2016

Depart from U.S. July 6, 2015
Arrive in Melbourne July 8
Arcadia Orientation July 8-11
University Orientation July 13
Semester One Start July 27
Semester One Break September 26-October 5
Semester One End November 20
Semester Two Start February 29, 2016
Semester Two Break March 25-April 3
Semester Two End June 24
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 25

 

Spring 2016

Depart from U.S. February 6, 2016
Arrive in Melbourne February 8
Arcadia Orientation February 8-11
University Orientation February 12-16; 22-26
Semester Start February 29
Semester Break March 25-April 3
Semester End June 24
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 25

 

Academic Year Southern Hemisphere 2016

Depart from U.S. February 6, 2016
Arrive in Melbourne February 8
Arcadia Orientation February 8-11
University Orientation February 12-16; 22-26
Semester One Start February 29
Semester One Break March 25-April 3
Semester One End June 24
Semester Two Start July 25
Semester Two End November 18
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. November 19