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

Fall 2022

Event Date
Arcadia Virtual Orientation (Mandatory) July 26
Review materials sent in advance 
Depart from U.S. September 9, 2022
Arrive in Dublin September 10
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 10-11
University Orientation September 13-16
Semester Start September 19
Arcadia Community Building Weekend September 23-25
Arcadia Ireland Ealu Weekend October 15-17
Reading Week October 31-November 4
Semester End December 16
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 17

Academic Year 2022-2023

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) July 26
Review materials sent in advance
Depart from U.S. September 9, 2022
Arrive in Dublin September 10
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 10-11
University Orientation September 13-16
Semester One Start September 19
Arcadia Community Building Weekend September 23-25
Arcadia Ireland Ealu Weekend October 15-17
Reading Week October 31-November 4
Semester One End December 16
Semester Two Start January 30, 2023
Reading Week March 13-17
Semester Two Break April 10-14
Semester Two End May 27*
Pending confirmation
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 28
 

Spring 2023

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) TBC
Review materials sent in advance 
Depart from U.S. January 21, 2023
Arrive in Dublin January 22
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) January 22-23
University Orientation January 24-27
Semester Start January 30
Arcadia Ireland Ealu Weekend February 10-12
Reading Week March 13-17
Semester Break April 10-14
Semester End May 27
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 28

Fall & Academic Year 2023

Program calendar will be announced once dates are confirmed.