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 Wollongong July 13
University Orientation July 16-20
Semester One Start July 23
Semester One Break October 1-5
Semester One End November 16
Semester Two Start March 4, 2019
Semester Two Break April 22-26
Semester Two End June 28
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 29

Spring 2019

Event Date
Depart from U.S. February 17, 2019
Arrive in Sydney February 19
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) February 19-22
Travel to Wollongong February 22
University Orientation February 26-March 1
Semester Start March 4
Semester Break April 22-26
Semester End June 28
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 29

Academic Year Southern Hemisphere 2019

Event Date
Depart from U.S. February 17, 2019
Arrive in Sydney February 19
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) February 19-22
Travel to Wollongong February 22
University Orientation February 26-March 1
Semester One Start March 4
Semester One Break April 22-26
Semester One End June 28
Semester Two Start July 29
Semester Two End November 21
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. November 22

Fall 2019

Event Date
Depart from U.S. July 14, 2019
Arrive in Sydney July 16
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) July 16-19
Travel to Wollongong July 19
University Orientation July 22-26
Semester Start July 29
Semester Break September 30-October 4
Semester End November 21
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. November 22

Academic Year 2019-2020

Event Date
Depart from U.S. July 14, 2019
Arrive in Sydney July 16
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) July 16-19
Travel to Wollongong July 19
University Orientation July 22-26
Semester One Start July 29
Semester One Break September 30-October 4
Semester One End November 21
Semester Two Start March 2, 2020
Semester Two Break April 13-17
Semester Two End June 25
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 26

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
Travel to Wollongong TBD
University Orientation February 25-27
Semester Start March 2
Semester Break April 13-17
Semester End June 25
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 26

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
Travel to Wollongong TBD
University Orientation February 25-27
Semester One Start March 2
Semester One Break April 13-17
Semester One End June 25
Semester Two Start July 27
Semester Two Break September 28-October 2
Semester Two End November 21
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. November 22