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.

Fall 2019

Event Date
Depart from U.S. September 8
Arrive in Dublin September 9
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 9-10
University Orientation September 11-13
Semester Start September 23
Éalú Weekend in Wicklow (Mandatory) October 18-20
Semester End December 13
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 14*

 *Students enrolling in science or engineering courses may be required to complete their fall semester exams on site in January 2020. Exact dates will be confirmed after acceptance.

Academic Year 2019-2020

Event Date
Depart from U.S. September 8
Arrive in Dublin September 9
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 9-10
University Orientation September 11-13
Semester One Start September 23
Éalú Weekend (Mandatory) October 18-20
Semester One End December 13
Semester Two Start January 13
Semester Two Break March 30-April 17
Semester Two End May 15
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 16

Spring 2020

Event Date
Depart from U.S. January 1, 2020
Arrive in Dublin January 2
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) January 2-3
University Orientation January 6-10
Semester Start January 13
Éalú Weekend(Mandatory) January 31-February 2
Semester Two Break March 30-April 17
Semester End May 15
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 16