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
University Orientation August 31
Semester One Start September 4
Homestay September 15-17
Semester One End December 15
Semester Two Start January 15, 2018
Semester Two End May 17
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 18

 

Spring 2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. January 7, 2018
Arrive in Dublin January 8
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) January 8-10
University Orientation January 11
Semester Start January 15
Homestay Weekend January 26-28
Semester End May 17
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 18

 

Fall 2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. September 2, 2018
Arrive in Dublin September 3
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 3-5
University Orientation September 6-7
Ealu Weekend in Wicklow (Mandatory) October 5-7
Semester Start September 10
Semester End December 21
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 22

 

Academic Year 2018-2019

Event Date
Depart from U.S. September 2, 2018
Arrive in Dublin September 3
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 3-5
University Orientation September 6-7
Semester One Start September 10
Ealu Weekend in Wicklow (Mandatory) October 5-7
Semester One End December 21
Semester Two Start January 14, 2019
Study Week April 11-18
Easter Break April 19-April 22
Semester Two End May 10
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 11

 

Spring 2019

Event Date
Depart from U.S. January 6, 2019
Arrive in Dublin January 7
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) January 7-9
University Orientation January 10-11
Semester Start January 14
Study Week April 11-18
Easter Break April 19-April 22
Semester End May 10
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 11