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. August 30, 2015
Arrive in Dublin August 31
Arcadia Orientation August 31-September 2
University Orientation September 3-4
Semester Start September 7
Homestay September 18-20
Semester Break November 30-December 6
Semester End December 18
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 19

 

Academic Year 2015-2016

Depart from U.S. August 30, 2015
Arrive in Dublin August 31
Arcadia Orientation August 31-September 2
University Orientation September 3-4
Semester One Start September 7
Homestay September 18-20
Semester One Break November 30-December 6
Semester One End December 18
Semester Two Start January 11, 2016
Semester Two Break March 25-29; April 18-23
Semester Two End May 11
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 12

 

Spring 2016

Depart from U.S. January 3, 2016
Arrive in Dublin January 4
Arcadia Orientation January 4-6
University Orientation January 7-8
Semester Start January 11
Semester Break March 25-29; April 18-23
Semester End May 11
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 12