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 University College Cork'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.

Early Start 2021

(Optional Pre-Session)

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) TBC
Depart from U.S. August 12, 2021
Arrive in Dublin August 13
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) August 13-19
University Orientation August 20
Early Start Begins August 23
Fall Semester Begins September 13

Fall 2021

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) August 12
Review materials sent in advance
Depart from U.S. August 31, 2021
Arrive in Dublin September 1
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 1-7
University Orientation September 8-10
Semester Start September 13
Arcadia Ireland Community Event September 25
Semester End December 21
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 22

Academic Year 2021-2022

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) August 12
Review materials sent in advance
Depart from U.S. August 31, 2021
Arrive in Dublin September 1
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 1-7
University Orientation September 8-10
Semester Start September 13
Arcadia Ireland Community Event September 25
Semester End December 21
Semester Two Start January 17, 2022
Semester Two Break April 9-28
Semester Two End May 13
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 14

Spring 2022

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) TBC
Depart from U.S. January 8, 2022
Arrive in Dublin January 9
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) January 9-11
University Orientation January 13-14
Semester Start January 17
Semester Break April 9-28
Semester End May 13
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 14

Early Start 2022

Program calendar will be announced once dates are confirmed.

Fall 2022

Program calendar will be announced once dates are confirmed.

Academic Year 2022

Program calendar will be announced once dates are confirmed.