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 Wollongong February 17
University Orientation February 1-23
Semester One Start February 27
Semester One Break April 18-21
Semester One End June 22
Semester Two Start July 24
Semester Two End November 16
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. November 17

 

Fall 2017

Event Date
Depart from U.S. July 9, 2017
Arrive in Melbourne July 11
Arcadia Orientation July 11-14
Travel to Wollongong July 14
University Orientation July 17
Semester Start July 24
Semester Break September 25-29
Semester End November 16
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. November 17

 

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 Wollongong July 14
University Orientation July 17
Semester One Start July 24
Semester One Break September 25-29
Semester One End November 16
Semester Two Start February 26, 2018
Semester Two Break April 16-20
Semester Two End June 23
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 23

 

Spring 2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. February 11, 2018
Arrive in Melbourne February 13
Arcadia Orientation February 13-16
Travel to Wollongong February 16
University Orientation February 19-23
Semester Start February 26
Semester Break April 16-20
Semester End June 23
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 23

 

Academic Year Southern Hemisphere 2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. February 11, 2018
Arrive in Melbourne February 13
Arcadia Orientation February 13-16
Travel to Wollongong February 16
University Orientation February 19-23
Semester One Start February 26
Semester One Break April 16-20
Semester One End June 23
Semester Two Start July 23
Semester Two End November 17
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. November 18

 

Fall 2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. July 8, 2018
Arrive in Melbourne July 10
Arcadia Orientation July 10-13
Travel to Wollongong July 13
University Orientation July 16-20
Semester Start July 23
Semester Break September 24-28
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.