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 2019-2020

Event Date
Depart from U.S. July 6, 2019
Arrive in Sydney July 8
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) July 8-11
Travel to Queensland July 11
University Orientation July 15-19
Semester One Start July 22
Semester One Break September 30- October 4
Semester One End November 16
Semester Two Start February 24, 2020
Semester Two Break April 13-19
Semester Two End* June 26
Program Concludes* June 26

*Updated due to COVID-19

Spring 2020

Event Date
Depart from U.S. February 8, 2020
Arrive in Sydney February 10
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) February 10-13
Travel to Queensland February 13
University Orientation February 17-21
Semester Start February 24
Semester Break April 13-19
Semester End* June 26
Program Concludes* June 26

*Updated due to COVID-19


Spring 2021

Program calendar will be announced once dates are confirmed.