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. 

Dates are subject to change based on the University of New South Wales' planned academic calendar in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and any restrictions or safety measures imposed by the Australian government. 
Please wait to book travel until advised by Arcadia University. 

Fall 2022

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) June 29
Depart from U.S. August 7, 2022
Arrive in Sydney August 9
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) August 10 & September 4-5 (Activity Weekend)
University Orientation August 11 (T2C) & September 5-11 (T3)
Semester Start August 15
Semester End December 8
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 9

Academic Year 2022-2023

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) June 29
Depart from U.S. August 7, 2022
Arrive in Sydney August 9
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) August 10 & September 4-5 (Activity Weekend)
University Orientation August 11 (T2C) & September 5-11 (T3)
Semester One Start August 15
Semester End December 8
Semester Two Start January 4, 2023
Semester Two End May 12
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 13

Spring 2023

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) TBC
Review materials sent in advance
Depart from U.S. January 1, 2023
Arrive in Sydney January 3
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) January 3-6
University Orientation January 3
Semester Start January 4
Semester End May 11
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 12

Academic Year Southern Hemisphere 2023

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) TBC
Depart from U.S. January 1, 2023
Arrive in Sydney January 3
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) January 3-6
University Orientation January 3
Semester One Start January 4
Semester One End May 11
Semester Two Start TBC
Semester Two End December 7
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 8

Fall 2023 & Academic Year 2023

Program calendar will be announced once dates are confirmed.