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.

Spring 2022

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) December 9
Review materials sent in advance 
Depart from U.S. January 3 OR 4, 2022*
Arrive in Dublin January 4 OR 5
University Orientation January 6-7
Semester Start January 10
Ealu Weekend (Mandatory) February 11-13
Field Trips/Reading Week April 4-15
Semester Break April 15-18
Semester End May 6
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 7

Fall 2022

Event Date
Arcadia Virtual Orientation (Mandatory) TBC
Review materials sent in advance 
Depart from U.S. August 28, 2022
Arrive in Dublin August 29
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) August 29-31
University Orientation September 1-2
Semester Start September 5
Arcadia Community Building Weekend September 23-25
Arcadia Ireland Ealu Weekend October 15-17
Reading Week November 28-December 2
Semester End December 16
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 17

Academic Year 2022-2023

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) TBC
Review materials sent in advance
Depart from U.S. August 28, 2022
Arrive in Dublin August 29
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) August 29-31
University Orientation September 1-2
Semester One Start September 5
Arcadia Community Building Weekend September 23-25
Arcadia Ireland Ealu Weekend October 15-17
Reading Week November 28-December 4
Semester One End December 16
Semester Two Start January 9, 2023
Reading Week April 11-14
Semester Two End May 4
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 5
 

Spring 2023

Program calendar will be announced once dates are confirmed.