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 2018-2019

Event Date
Depart from U.S. August 30, 2018
Arrive in Melbourne September 1
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 1-4
Travel to Bond September 4
University Orientation September 5-7
Semester One Start September 10
Semester One End December 15
Semester Two Start January 14, 2019
Semester Two End April 18
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. April 19

Spring 2019

Event Date
Depart from U.S. January 3, 2019
Arrive in Melbourne January 5
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) January 5-8
Travel to Bond January 8
University Orientation January 9
Semester Start January 14
Semester End April 18
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. April 19

Fall 2019

Event Date
Depart from U.S. August 29, 2019
Arrive in Sydney August 31
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) August 31-September 3
Travel to Bond September 3
University Orientation September 4-8
Semester Start September 9
Semester End December 14
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 15

Academic Year 2019-2020

Event Date
Depart from U.S. August 29, 2019
Arrive in Sydney August 31
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) August 31-September 3
Travel to Bond September 3
University Orientation September 4-8
Semester One Start September 9
Semester One End December 14
Semester Two Start January 13, 2020
Semester Two End April 16
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. April 17

Spring 2020

Event Date
Depart from U.S. January 2, 2020
Arrive in Sydney January 4
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) January 4-7
Travel to Bond January 7
University Orientation January 8-10
Semester Start January 13
Semester End April 16
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. April 17

Fall 2020

Arcadia program dates will be finalized 6-8 months prior to the start of the semester. (Students should not book travel until calendars are finalized.)

Event Date
Depart from U.S. TBD
Arrive in Sydney TBD
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) TBD
Travel to Bond TBD
University Orientation TBD
Semester Start September 7
Semester End December 12
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 13