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 UNSW July 13
University Orientation July 16-20
Semester One Start July 23
Semester One Break September 22-October 1
Semester One End November 20
Semester Two Start February 18, 2019
Semester Two End May 18
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 19

Spring 2019

Event Date
Depart from U.S. January 2, 2019
Arrive in Sydney January 4
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) January 4-6
University Orientation January 7
Semester Start January 7
Semester One Break February 2-11
Semester End May 18
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 19

Fall 2019

Event Date
Depart from U.S. August 10, 2019
Arrive in Sydney August 12
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) August 12-14
University Orientation  August 15
Semester Start August 19
Semester End December 15
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 16

Academic Year 2019-2020

Event Date
Depart from U.S. August 10, 2019
Arrive in Sydney August 12
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) August 12-14
University Orientation August 15-19
Semester One Start August 19
Semester One End December 15
Semester Two Start January 6, 2020
Semester Two Break February 8-16
Semester Two End May 16
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 17

Spring 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
University Orientation January 6
Semester Start January 6
Semester One Break February 8-16
Semester End May 16
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 17

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. TBD
Arrive in Sydney TBD
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) TBD
University Orientation January 6
Semester One Start January 6
Semester One Break February 8-16
Semester One End May 16
Semester Two Start August 17
Semester Two End December 12
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 13