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. July 8, 2018
Arrive in Melbourne July 10
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) July 10-13
Travel to JCU July 13
University Orientation July 16-20
Semester One Start July 23
Semester One Break September 24-28
Semester One End November 17
Semester Two Start February 25, 2019
Semester Two Break April 19-26
Semester Two End June 22
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 23

 

Spring 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 Start February 25
Semester Break April 19-26
Semester End June 22
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 23

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 9, 2020
Arrive in Sydney February 11
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) February 11-13
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

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. February 9, 2020
Arrive in Sydney February 11
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) February 11-13
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