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 2015

(Optional pre-session)

Depart from U.S. August 25, 2015
Arrive in Dublin August 26
Arcadia Orientation August 26-28
University Orientation August 30
Semester Start-Up Program Start August 31

 

Fall 2015

Depart from U.S. September 15, 2015
Arrive in Dublin September 16
Arcadia Orientation September 16-18
University Orientation September 21-25
Semester Start September 28
Homestay October 2-4
Semester Break November 9-13
Semester End December 18
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 19

 

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 18, 2016
Semester Two Break TBA
Semester Two End May 27
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 28

 

Spring 2015

Depart from U.S. January 1, 2015
Arrive in Dublin January 2
Arcadia Orientation January 2-4
University Orientation January 4
Semester Start January 12
Semester Break April 6-27
Semester End May 22
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 23