IMPORTANT: Pay special attention to arrival times, airport details and other requirements.

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.

 

Academic Year 2017-2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. August 22, 2017
Arrive in Dublin August 23
Arcadia Orientation August 23-25
Homestay August 25-27
University Orientation August 29
Semester One Start September 4
Semester One End December 15
Semester Two Start January 22, 2018
Semester Two End May 14
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 15

 

Spring 2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. January 13, 2018
Arrive in Dublin January 14
Arcadia Orientation January 14-16
University Orientation January 16
Semester Start January 22
Homestay Weekend January 26-28
Semester End May 14
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 15

 

Fall 2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. September 1, 2018
Arrive in Dublin September 2
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 2-4
University Orientation September 4-9
Semester Start September 10
Ealu Weekend in Wicklow (Mandatory) October 5-7
Semester End December 20
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 21

 

Academic Year 2018-2019

Event Date
Depart from U.S. September 1, 2018
Arrive in Dublin September 2
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 2-4
University Orientation September 4-9
Semester One Start September 10
Ealu Weekend in Wicklow (Mandatory) October 5-7
Semester One End December 20
Semester Two Start January 21, 2019
Semester Two Break April 15-24
Semester Two End May 13
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 14

Spring 2019

Event Date
Depart from U.S. January 12, 2019
Arrive in Dublin January 13
Arcadia Orientation January 13-15
University Orientation January 15-18
Semester Two Start January 21 
Semester Two Break April 15-24
Semester Two End May 13
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 14