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.

Fall 2019

Event Date
Depart from U.S. August 31, 2019
Arrive in Dublin September 1
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 1-3
University Orientation September 3-6
Semester Start September 9
Éalú Weekend in Wicklow (Mandatory) October 18-20
Reading Week November 30-December 8
Semester End December 20
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 21

Academic Year 2019-2020

Event Date
Depart from U.S. August 31, 2019
Arrive in Dublin September 1
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 1-3
University Orientation September 3-6
Semester Start September 9
Éalú Weekend in Wicklow (Mandatory) October 18-20
Reading Week November 30-December 8
Semester End December 20
Semester Two Start January 20, 2020
Reading Weeks March 9-22, April 25-May 3
Semester Two End May 16
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 17

Spring 2020

Event Date
Depart from U.S. January 11, 2020
Arrive in Dublin January 12
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) January 12-14
University Orientation January 14-17
Semester Start January 20
Éalú Weekend(Mandatory) January 31-February 2
Reading Weeks March 9-22; April 25-May 3
Semester End May 16
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 17