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.

Early Start 2014 (Optional Pre-Session)

Depart from U.S. August 11, 2014
Arrive in Dublin August 12
Arcadia Orientation August 12-14
University Orientation August 15
Early Start Begins August 18
 

Fall Semester 2014

Depart from U.S. August 30, 2014
Arrive in Dublin August 31
Arcadia Orientation August 31-September 2
University Orientation September 3-5
Semester Start September 8
Homestay September 19-21
Semester End December 19
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 20

Academic Year 2014-2015

Depart from U.S. August 30, 2014
Arrive in Dublin August 31
Arcadia Orientation August 31-September 2
University Orientation September 3-5
Semester One Start September 8
Homestay September 19-21
Semester One End December 19
Semester Two Start January 12, 2015
Semester Two Break April 4-19
Semester Two End May 15
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 16

Spring 2015

Depart from U.S. January 3, 2015
Arrive in Dublin January 4
Arcadia Orientation January 4-7
University Orientation January 8-9
Semester Start January 12
Semester Break April 4-19
Semester End May 15
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 16