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 Technology Sydney's 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. July 9, 2022
Arrive in Sydney July 11
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) July 11-14 & July 18-22
Travel to Campus July 14
University Orientation July 25-29
Semester Start August 1
Semester Break September 26-October 3
Semester End November 26
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. November 27

Academic Year 2022-2023

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) June 29
Depart from U.S. July 9, 2022
Arrive in Sydney July 11
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) July 11-14 & July 18-22
Travel to Campus July 14
University Orientation July 25-29
Semester One Start August 1
Semester One Break September 26-October 3
Semester End November 26
Semester Two Start February 20, 2023
Semester Two Break April 10-16
Semester Two End June 17
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 18

Spring 2023

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) TBC
Review materials sent in advance
Depart from U.S. February 4, 2023
Arrive in Sydney February 6
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) February 6-9
University Orientation February 13-17
Semester Start February 20
Semester Break April 10-16
Semester End June 17
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 18

Academic Year Southern Hemisphere 2023

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) TBC
Review materials sent in advance
Depart from U.S. February 4, 2023
Arrive in Sydney February 6
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) February 6-9
University Orientation February 13-17
Semester One Start February 20
Semester One Break April 10-16
Semester One End June 17
Semester Two Start August 7
Semester Two Break September 25-October 1
Semester Two End December 2
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 3

Fall 2023 & Academic Year 2023

Program calendar will be announced once dates are confirmed.