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. August 30, 2016
Arrive in Dublin August 31
Arcadia Orientation August 31-September 2
University Orientation September 5
Semester Start September 6
Homestay September 30-October 2
Semester End December 9
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 10

 

Academic Year 2016-2017

Depart from U.S. August 30, 2016
Arrive in Dublin August 31
Arcadia Orientation August 31-September 2
University Orientation September 5
Semester One Start September 6
Homestay September 30-October 2
Semester One End December 9
Semester Two Start January 10, 2017
Semester Two Break February 27-March 3
Semester Two End April 14
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. April 15

 

Academic Year 2015-2016

Depart from U.S. September 1, 2015
Arrive in Dublin September 2
Arcadia Orientation September 2-4
University Orientation September 7-11
Semester One Start September 14
Homestay October 2-4
Semester One End December 11
Semester Two Start January 18, 2016
Semester Two End April 15
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. April 16

 

Spring 2016

Depart from U.S. January 5, 2016
Arrive in Dublin January 6
Arcadia Orientation January 6-8
University Orientation January 11-15
Semester Start January 18
Homestay January 22-24
Semester Break February 23-27
Semester End April 15
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. April 16