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 Queensland February 15
University Orientation February 18-22
Semester One Start February 25
Semester One Break April 22-28
Semester One End June 22
Semester Two Start July 22
Semester Two End November 16
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. November 17

Fall 2019

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 Start July 22
Semester Break September 30- October 4
Semester End November 16
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. November 17

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 20
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 21

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. TBA
Arrive in Sydney TBA
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) TBA
Travel to Queensland TBA
University Orientation February 17-21
Semester Start February 24
Semester Break April 13-19
Semester End June 20
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 21

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. TBA
Arrive in Sydney TBA
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) TBA
Travel to Queensland TBA
University Orientation February 17-21
Semester One Start February 24
Semester One Break April 13-19
Semester One End June 20
Semester Two Start July 27
Semester Two Break September 28-October 5
Semester Two End November 21
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. November 22