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 3, 2016
Arrive in Dublin September 4
Arcadia Orientation September 4-6
University Orientation September 6
Semester Start September 12
Homestay September 23-25
Semester End December 22
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 23

 

Academic Year 2016-2017

Depart from U.S. September 3, 2016
Arrive in Dublin September 4
Arcadia Orientation September 4-6
University Orientation September 6
Semester One Start September 12
Homestay September 23-25
Semester One End December 22
Semester Two Start January 23, 2017
Semester Two End May 19
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 20

 

Academic Year 2015-2016

Depart from U.S. August 30, 2015
Arrive in Dublin August 31
Arcadia Orientation August 31-September 2
University Orientation September 2-4
Semester One Start September 7
Homestay September 18-20
Semester One Break November 30-December 6
Semester One End December 18
Semester Two Start January 25, 2016
Semester Two Break March 14-27
Semester Two End May 21
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 22

 

Spring 2016

Depart from U.S. January 16, 2016
Arrive in Dublin January 17
Arcadia Orientation January 17-20
University Orientation January 20-22
Semester Start January 25
Homestay February 5-7
Semester Break March 14-27
Semester End May 21
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 22