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 2015

(Optional Pre-Session)

Depart from U.S. August 10, 2015
Arrive in Dublin August 11
Arcadia Orientation August 11-13
University Orientation August 14
Early Start Begins August 17

 

Fall 2015

Depart from U.S. August 25, 2015
Arrive in Dublin August 26
Arcadia Orientation August 26-September 28
Homestay August 28-31
University Orientation September 2-4
Semester Start September 7
Semester Break November 30-December 6
Semester End December 18
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 19

 

Academic Year 2015-2016

Depart from U.S. August 25, 2015
Arrive in Dublin August 26
Arcadia Orientation August 26-28
Homestay August 28-31
University Orientation September 2-4
Semester One Start September 7
Semester One Break November 30-December 6
Semester One End December 18
Semester Two Start January 11, 2016
Semester Two Break TBA
Semester Two End May 6
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 7

 

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