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 2016

Depart from U.S. September 10, 2016
Arrive in Dublin September 11
Arcadia Orientation September 11-13
University Orientation September 14
Semester Start September 26
Homestay September 30-October 2
Semester End December 16
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 17*

*Students enrolling in science or engineering courses may be required to complete their fall semester exams on site in January 2017. Exact dates will be confirmed after acceptance.

 

Academic Year 2016-2017

Depart from U.S. September 10, 2016
Arrive in Dublin September 11
Arcadia Orientation September 11-13
University Orientation September 14
Semester One Start September 26
Homestay September 30-October 2
Semester One End December 16
Semester Two Start January 30, 2017
Semester Two Break April 10-21
Semester Two End May 26
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 27

 

Academic Year 2015-2016

Depart from U.S. September 6, 2015
Arrive in Dublin September 7
Arcadia Orientation September 7-8
University Orientation September 9-18
Semester One Start September 21
Homestay TBA
Semester One End December 11
Semester Two Start January 25, 2016
Semester Two Break March 21-April 1
Semester Two End May 27
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 28

 

Spring 2016

Depart from U.S. January 16, 2016
Arrive in Dublin January 17
Arcadia Orientation January 17-18
University Orientation January 19-22
Semester Start January 25
Semester Break March 21-April 1
Semester End May 27
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 27