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 Southern Hemisphere 2019

Event Date
Depart from U.S. February 10, 2019
Arrive in Sydney February 12
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) February 12-15
Travel to JCU February 15
University Orientation February 18-22
Semester One Start February 25
Semester One Break April 19-26
Semester One End June 22
Semester Two Start July 29
Semester Two End November 22
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. November 23

Fall 2019

Event Date
Depart from U.S. July 14, 2019
Arrive in Sydney July 16
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) July 16-19
Travel to JCU July 19
University Orientation July 22-26
Semester Start July 29
Semester Break September 30-October 4
Semester End November 22
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. November 23

Academic Year 2019-2020

Event Date
Depart from U.S. July 14, 2019
Arrive in Sydney July 16
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) July 16-19
Travel to JCU July 19
University Orientation July 22-26
Semester One Start July 29
Semester One Break September 30-October 4
Semester End November 22
Semester Two Start February 24, 2020
Semester Two Break April 20-24
Semester Two End June 19
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 20

Spring 2020

Event Date
Depart from U.S. February 8, 2020
Arrive in Sydney February 10
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) February 10-13
Travel to JCU February 13
University Orientation February 14-21
Semester Start February 24
Semester Break April 20-24
Semester End June 19
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 20

Academic Year Southern Hemisphere 2020

Event Date
Depart from U.S. February 8, 2020
Arrive in Sydney February 10
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) February 10-13
Travel to JCU February 13
University Orientation February 14-21
Semester One Start February 24
Semester One Break April 20-24
Semester One End June 19
Semester Two Start July 27
Semester Two Break September 28-October 2
Semester Two End November 20
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. November 21