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. September 13, 2015
Arrive in Dublin September 14
Arcadia Orientation September 14-15
University Orientation September 16-20
Semester Start September 28
Homestay October 2-4
Semester End December 18
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 19*

*Students enrolling in science or engineering courses may be required to complete their fall semester exams on site in January 2016. Exact dates will be confirmed after acceptance.

 

Academic Year 2015-2016

Depart from U.S. September 13, 2015
Arrive in Dublin September 14
Arcadia Orientation September 14-15
University Orientation September 16-20
Semester One Start September 28
Homestay October 2-4
Semester One End December 18
Semester Two Start February 1, 2016
Semester Two Break TBA
Semester Two End June 4
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 5

 

Spring 2015

Depart from U.S. January 24, 2015
Arrive in Dublin January 25
Arcadia Orientation January 25-28
University Orientation January 29-30
Semester Start February 2
Semester Break March 30-April 17
Semester End June 6
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 7