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 2022

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) December 9
Review materials sent in advance 
Depart from U.S. January 8, 2022
Arrive in Dublin January 9
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) January 9-11
University Orientation January 17-21
Semester Start January 24
Ealu Weekend (Mandatory) February 11-13
Semester Reading Weeks March 7-11 and April 18-22
Semester End May 7
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 8

Pre-session 2022

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory)  TBC
Review materials sent in advance
Depart from U.S. August 16, 2022
Arrive in Dublin August 17
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) August 17-18
University Orientation August 21 & September 5-9
Semester Start-Up Program August 22-September 9
Fall Semester Start September 12
See below for additional Fall 2022  important dates and events. 

Fall 2022 

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 5-9
Semester Start September 12
Arcadia Community Building Weekend September 23-25
Arcadia Ireland Ealu Weekend October 15-17
Reading Week TBC
Semester End December 18
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 19

Academic Year 2022-2023 (Subject to change)

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 5-9
Semester One Start September 12
Arcadia Community Building Weekend September 23-25
Arcadia Ireland Ealu Weekend October 15-17
Semester One Reading Week TBC
Semester One End December 18
Semester Two Start January 23, 2023
Semester Two Reading Weeks TBC
Semester Two End May 6
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 7

Spring 2023 

Program calendar will be announced once dates are confirmed.