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 2017

Event Date
Depart from U.S. September 5, 2017
Arrive in Dublin September 6
Arcadia Orientation September 6-8
University Orientation September 12
Semester Start September 18
Homestay September 29 - October 1
Semester Break October 23-27
Semester End December 15
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 16 


Spring 2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. January 2, 2018
Arrive in Dublin January 3
Arcadia Orientation January 3-5
University Orientation January 9
Semester Start January 15
Homestay Weekend January 26-28
Semester Break February 28-2 March
Semester End April 13
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. April 14


Fall 2018

Program calendar will be announced once dates are confirmed.