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 Wollongong July 18
University Orientation July 21
Semester Start July 27
Semester Break September 26-30
Semester End November 20
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. November 21

 

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 March 25-April 1
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 March 25-April 1
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 March 25-April 1
Semester One End June 23
Semester Two Start July 25
Semester Two End November 17
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. November 18