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 7, 2018
Arrive in Dublin January 8
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) January 8-10
University Orientation January 11
Semester Start January 15
Homestay Weekend January 26-28
Semester End May 11
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 12

 

Early Start 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 17
Early Start Begins August 20

 

Fall 2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. September 1, 2018
Arrive in Dublin September 2
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 2-4
University Orientation September 5-7
Semester Start September 10
Ealu Weekend in Wicklow (Mandatory) October 5-7
Semester End December 21
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 22

 

Academic Year 2018-2019

Event Date
Depart from U.S. September 1, 2018
Arrive in Dublin September 2
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 2-4
University Orientation September 5-7
Semester One Start September 10
Ealu Weekend in Wicklow (Mandatory) October 5-7
Semester One End December 21
Semester Two Start January 14, 2019
Semester Two Break April 13-28
Semester Two End May 10
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 11

 

Spring 2019

Event Date
Depart from U.S. January 6, 2019
Arrive in Dublin January 7
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) January 7-9
University Orientation January 10-11
Semester Start January 14
Semester Two Break April 13-28
Semester End May 10
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 11