BD 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.

Spring 2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. January 2, 2018
Arrive in Dublin January 3
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) January 3-5
University Orientation January 7
Semester Start January 8
Homestay Weekend January 26-28
Semester End May 25
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 26

 

Fall Semester Start-Up Program 2018

(Optional pre-session)

Event Date
Depart from U.S. August 13, 2018
Arrive in Dublin August 14
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) August 14-16
University Orientation August 19
Semester Start-Up Program Start August 20

 

Fall 2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. August 28, 2018
Arrive in Dublin August 29
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) August 29-31
University Orientation September 3-7
Semester Start September 10
Ealu Weekend in Wicklow (Mandatory) October 5-7
Semester End December 15
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 16

 

Academic Year 2018-2019

Event Date
Depart from U.S. August 28, 2018
Arrive in Dublin August 29
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) August 29-31
University Orientation September 3-7
Semester One Start September 10
Ealu Weekend in Wicklow (Mandatory) October 5-7
Semester One End December 15
Semester Two Start January 21, 2019
Semester Two Break March 4-10; April 15-21
Semester Two End May 4
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 5

 

Spring 2019

Event Date
Depart from U.S. January 8, 2019
Arrive in Dublin January 9
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) January 9-11
University Orientation January 13
Semester Start January 21
Semester Two Break March 4-10; April 15-21
Semester End May 4
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 5