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 2017-2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. August 27, 2017
Arrive in Dublin August 28
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) August 28-30
Homestay August 30-September 1
University Orientation September 2
Semester One Start September 4
Semester One End December 15
Semester Two Start January 8, 2018
Semester Two End April 20
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. April 21

 

Spring 2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. January 1, 2018
Arrive in Dublin January 2
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) January 2-3
Homestay  January 3-5
University Orientation January 5
Semester Start January 8
Semester End April 20
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. April 21

 

Fall 2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. August 28, 2018
Arrive in Dublin August 29
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) August 29-31
University Orientation September 3-8
Semester Start September 10
Ealu Weekend in Wicklow (Mandatory) October 5-7
Semester End December 14
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 15

Academic Year 2018-2019

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. August 28, 2018
Arrive in Dublin August 29
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) August 29-31
University Orientation September 3-8
Semester One Start September 10
Ealu Weekend in Wicklow (Mandatory) October 5-7
Semester One End December 14
Semester Two Start January 14, 2019
Semester Two End April 19
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. April 20

Spring 2019

Event Date
Depart from U.S. January 1, 2019
Arrive in Dublin January 2
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) January 2-4
University Orientation January 5-12
Semester Start January 14
Semester End April 19
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. April 20