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 Dublin's planned academic calendar in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and any restrictions or safety measures imposed by the Irish government. Please wait to book travel until advised by Arcadia University.

Fall 2021

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) August 12
Review materials sent in advance
Depart from U.S. August 30, 2021
Arrive in Dublin August 31
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) August 31-September 3
University Orientation September 6-10
Semester Start September 13
Arcadia Ireland Community Event September 25
Semester End December 18
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 19

Academic Year 2021-2022

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) August 12
Review materials sent in advance
Depart from U.S. August 30, 2021
Arrive in Dublin August 31
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) August 31-September 3
University Orientation September 6-10
Semester Start September 13
Arcadia Ireland Community Event September 25
Semester End December 18
Semester Two Start January 17, 2022
Reading Weeks March 7-20, April 23-May 1
Semester Two End May 14
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 15

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 12-14
Semester Start January 17
Study Period March 7-20
Revision Period April 23-May 1
Semester End May 14
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 15

Fall 2022

Program calendar will be announced once dates are confirmed.

Academic Year 2022

Program calendar will be announced once dates are confirmed.