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. August 23, 2016
Arrive in Dublin August 24
Arcadia Orientation August 24-26
Homestay August 26-29
University Orientation August 30
Semester Start September 5
Semester End December 16
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 17

 

Academic Year 2016-2017

Depart from U.S. August 23, 2016
Arrive in Dublin August 24
Arcadia Orientation August 24-26
Homestay August 26-29
University Orientation August 30
Semester One Start September 5
Semester One End December 16
Semester Two Start January 23, 2017
Semester Two Break April 10-17
Semester Two End May 15
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 16

 

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 End December 19
Semester Two Start January 25, 2016
Semester Two Break March 21-25
Semester Two End May 16
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 17

 

Spring 2016

Depart from U.S. January 16, 2016
Arrive in Dublin January 17
Arcadia Orientation January 17-19
University Orientation January 20-22
Semester Start January 25
Homestay February 5-7
Semester Break March 21-25
Semester End May 16
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 17