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.

Semester Start-Up Program 2016

(Optional pre-session)

Depart from U.S. August 23, 2016
Arrive in Dublin August 24
Arcadia Orientation August 24-26
University Orientation August 28
Semester Start-Up Program Start August 29

 

Fall 2016

Depart from U.S. September 13, 2016
Arrive in Dublin September 14
Arcadia Orientation September 14-16
University Orientation September 19-23
Semester Start September 26
Homestay September 30-October 2
Semester End December 16
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 17

 

Academic Year 2016-2017

Depart from U.S. September 13, 2016
Arrive in Dublin September 14
Arcadia Orientation September 14-16
University Orientation September 19-23
Semester One Start September 26
Homestay September 30-October 2
Semester One End December 16
Semester Two Start January 8, 2017
Semester Two End May 27
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 28

 

Academic Year 2015-2016

Depart from U.S. September 15, 2015
Arrive in Dublin September 16
Arcadia Orientation September 16-18
University Orientation September 21-25
Semester One Start September 28
Homestay October 2-4
Semester Break November 9-13
Semester One End December 18
Semester Two Start January 11, 2016
Semester Two End May 27
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 28

 

Spring 2016

Depart from U.S. January 5, 2016
Arrive in Dublin January 6
Arcadia Orientation January 6-8
University Orientation January 10
Semester Start January 11
Homestay January 22-24
Semester End May 27
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 28