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 Trinity College Dublin'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 2021

Event Date
Arcadia Virtual Orientation (Mandatory) December 16
Review materials sent in advance
Depart from U.S. January 16, 2021
Arrive in Dublin January 17
Arcadia In-Country Orientation January 18
University Orientation January 24
Semester Start February 1
Reading Week March 15-19; April 26-30; May 3-7
Semester End May 22
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 23

Pre-session 2021

Event Date
Arcadia Virtual Orientation (Mandatory)  TBC
Depart from U.S. July 24, 2021
Arrive in Dublin July 25
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) July 26-August 7
University Orientation August 8
Semester Start-Up Program Start August 9
Fall Semester Start August 30

Fall 2021

Event Date
Arcadia Virtual Orientation (Mandatory)  TBC
Depart from U.S. August 14, 2021
Arrive in Dublin August 15
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) August 16-22
University Orientation August 23-27
Semester Start August 30
Reading Week TBC
Semester End December 17
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 18

Academic Year 2021-2022

Event Date
Arcadia Virtual Orientation (Mandatory)  TBC
Depart from U.S. August 14, 2021
Arrive in Dublin August 15
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory)  August 16-22
University Orientation August 23-27
Semester One Start August 30
Semester One Reading Week TBC
Semester One End December 17
Semester Two Start January 31, 2022
Semester Two Reading Week TBC
Semester Two End May 21
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 22

Spring 2022

Program calendar will be announced once dates are confirmed.