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 Wollongong'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
Travel to Wollongong July 14
University Orientation July 18-22
Semester Start July 25
Semester Break September 26-October 3
Semester End November 19
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. November 20

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
Travel to Wollongong July 14
University Orientation July 18-22
Semester One Start July 25
Semester One Break September 26-October 3
Semester End November 19
Semester Two Start February 27, 2023
Semester Two Break April 10-16
Semester Two End June 22
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 23

Spring 2023

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) TBC
Review materials sent in advance
Depart from U.S. February 12, 2023
Arrive in Sydney February 14
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) February 14-17
Travel to Wollongong February 17
University Orientation February 21-23
Semester Start February 27
Semester Break April 10-16
Semester End June 22
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 23

Academic Year Southern Hemisphere 2023

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) TBC
Depart from U.S. February 12, 2023
Arrive in Sydney February 14
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) February 14-17
Travel to Wollongong February 17
University Orientation February 21-23
Semester One Start February 27
Semester One Break April 10-16
Semester One End June 22
Semester Two Start July 24
Semester Two Break September 25-October 1
Semester Two End November 16
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. November 17

Fall 2023 & Academic Year 2023

Program calendar will be announced once dates are confirmed.