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 QUT February 15
University Orientation February 18-22
Semester One Start February 25
Semester One Break April 20-28
Semester One End June 22
Semester Two Start July 22
Semester Two End November 15
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. November 16

Fall 2019

Event Date
Depart from U.S. July 6, 2019
Arrive in Sydney July 8
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) July 8-11
Travel to QUT July 11
University Orientation July 15-19
Semester Start July 22
Semester Break September 30-October 4
Semester End November 15
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. November 16

Academic Year 2019-2020

Event Date
Depart from U.S. July 6, 2019
Arrive in Sydney July 8
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) July 8-11
Travel to QUT July 11
University Orientation July 15-19
Semester One Start July 22
Semester One Break September 30-October 4
Semester One End November 15
Semester Two Start February 24, 2020
Semester Two Break April 11-19
Semester Two End June 19
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 20

Spring 2020

Event Date
Depart from U.S. February 8
Arrive in Sydney February 10
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) February 10-13
Travel to QUT February 13
University Orientation February 17-21
Semester Start February 24
Semester Break April 11-19
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 QUT February 14
University Orientation February 17-21
Semester One Start February 24
Semester One Break April 11-19
Semester One End June 19
Semester Two Start July 20
Semester Two Break September 28-October 5
Semester Two End November 13
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. November 14