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. 

Fall 2020

Event Date
Arcadia Virtual Orientation (Mandatory) TBD
Depart from U.S. September 14, 2020
Arrive in Maynooth September 15
University Orientation September 16-18
Semester Start September 21
Arcadia In-Country Connection TBD
Reading Week October 26-30
Semester End December 18
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 19

Academic Year 2020-2021

Event Date
Arcadia Virtual Orientation (Mandatory) TBD
Depart from U.S. September 14, 2020
Arrive in Maynooth September 15
University Orientation September 16-18
Semester One Start September 21
Arcadia In-Country Connection TBD
Reading Week October 26-30
Semester One End December 18
Semester Two Start February 1, 2021
Reading Week March 15-19
Semester Two Break April 2-9
Semester Two End June 5
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 6

Spring 2021

Dates subject to change based on the Maynooth University's planned academic calendar in response to COVID-19 pandemic and any restrictions or safety measures imposed by the Irish government. 
Please wait to book travel until advised by Arcadia University.

Event Date
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) TBD
Depart from U.S. January 17, 2021
Arrive in Dublin January 18
University Orientation January 26
Semester Start February 1
Reading Week March 15-19
Semester Break April 2-9
Semester End June 5
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 6