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. June 30, 2016
Arrive in Auckland July 2
Arcadia Orientation July 2-5
Travel to Otago from Rotorua July 5
University Orientation July 6-8
Semester Start July 11
Semester Break August 27-September 4
Semester End November 12
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. November 13

 

Academic Year 2016-2017

Depart from U.S. June 30, 2016
Arrive in Auckland July 2
Arcadia Orientation July 2-5
Travel to Otago from Rotorua July 5
University Orientation July 6-8
Semester One Start July 11
Semester One Break August 27-September 4
Semester One End November 12
Semester Two Start February 27, 2017
Semester Two Break April 14-23
Semester Two End June 21
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 22

 

Academic Year 2015-2016

Depart from U.S. June 25, 2015
Arrive in Auckland June 27
Arcadia Orientation June 27-30
Travel to Otago from Rotorua June 30
University Orientation July 1-3
Semester One Start July 6
Semester One Break August 22-30
Semester One End November 7
Semester Two Start February 29, 2016
Semester Two End June 22
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 23

 

Spring 2016

Depart from U.S. February 17, 2016
Arrive in Auckland February 19
Arcadia Orientation February 19-22
Travel to Otago from Rotorua February 22
University Orientation February 23-26
Semester Start February 29
Semester Break March 25-April 3
Semester End June 22
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 23

 

Academic Year Southern Hemisphere 2016

Depart from U.S. February 17, 2016
Arrive in Auckland February 19
Arcadia Orientation February 19-22
Travel to Otago from Rotorua February 22
University Orientation February 23-26
Semester One Start February 29
Semester One Break March 25-April 3
Semester One End June 22
Semester Two Start July 11
Semester Two End November 12
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. November 13