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.

 

Academic Year 2017-2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. September 2, 2017
Arrive in Dublin September 3
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 3-5
University Orientation September 7
Semester One Start September 11
Homestay September 22-24
Semester One End December 22
Semester Two Start January 22, 2018
Semester Two End May 19
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 20

  

Spring 2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. January 13, 2018
Arrive in Dublin January 14
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) January 14-16
University Orientation January 18
Homestay Weekend January 19-21
Semester Start January 22
Semester End May 19
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 20

 

Fall 2018

Event Date
Depart from U.S. September 2, 2018
Arrive in Dublin September 3
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 3-5
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 2, 2018
Arrive in Dublin September 3
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 3-5
University Orientation September 5-7
Semester One Start September 10
Ealu Weekend in Wicklow (Mandatory) October 5-7
Semester One End December 20
Semester Two Start January 21, 2019
Fieldwork/Study Period & Revision March 11-24
Semester Two End May 18
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 19

Spring 2019

Event Date
Depart from U.S. January 12, 2019
Arrive in Dublin January 13
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) January 13-14
University Orientation January 16-18
Semester Start January 21
Fieldwork/Study Period & Revision March 11-24
Semester End May 18
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 19