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 NUI Galway'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.

Fall 2021

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) August 12
Review materials sent in advance
Depart from U.S. August 29, 2021
Arrive in Dublin August 30
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) August 30-September 1
University Orientation September 2-3
Semester Start September 6
Arcadia Ireland Community Event September 25
Semester End December 17
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 18

Academic Year 2021-2022

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) August 12
Review materials sent in advance
Depart from U.S. August 29, 2021
Arrive in Dublin August 30
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) August 30-September 1
University Orientation September 2-3
Semester Start September 6
Arcadia Ireland Community Event September 25
Semester End December 17
Semester Two Start January 10, 2022
Field Trips/Reading Week April 4-15
Semester Two Break April 15-18
Semester Two End May 6
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 7

Spring 2022

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) TBC
Depart from U.S. January 2, 2022
Arrive in Dublin January 3
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) January 3-5
University Orientation January 6-7
Semester Start January 10
Semester End May 6
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 7

Fall 2022

Program calendar will be announced once dates are confirmed.

Academic Year 2022

Program calendar will be announced once dates are confirmed.