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 10, 2016
Arrive in Melbourne July 12
Arcadia Orientation July 12-15
Travel to Wollongong July 15
University Orientation July 18-22
Semester Start July 25
Semester Break September 26-30
Semester End November 17
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. November 18

 

Academic Year 2016-2017

Depart from U.S. July 10, 2016
Arrive in Melbourne July 12
Arcadia Orientation July 12-15
Travel to Wollongong July 15
University Orientation July 18-22
Semester One Start July 25
Semester One Break September 26-30
Semester One End November 17
Semester Two Start February 27, 2017
Semester Two Break April 17-21
Semester Two End June 23
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 24

 

Academic Year 2015-2016

Depart from U.S. July 13, 2015
Arrive in Melbourne July 15
Arcadia Orientation July 15-18
Travel to Wollongong July 18
University Orientation July 21
Semester One Start July 27
Semester One Break September 26-30
Semester One End November 20
Semester Two Start February 29, 2016
Semester Two Break April 25-29
Semester Two End June 23
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 24

 

Spring 2016

Depart from U.S. February 14, 2016
Arrive in Melbourne February 16
Arcadia Orientation February 16-19
Travel to Wollongong February 19
University Orientation February 23-25
Semester Start February 29
Semester Break April 25-29
Semester End June 23
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 24

 

Academic Year Southern Hemisphere 2016

Depart from U.S. February 14, 2016
Arrive in Melbourne February 16
Arcadia Orientation February 16-19
Travel to Wollongong February 19
University Orientation February 23-25
Semester One Start February 29
Semester One Break April 25-29
Semester One End June 23
Semester Two Start July 25
Semester Two End November 17
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. November 18