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 2020

Event Date
Arcadia Virtual Orientation (Mandatory)* TBD
Depart from U.S.* September 12, 2020
Arrive in Limerick* September 13
University Orientation* September 14-25
Semester Start* September 28
Arcadia In-Country Connection* TBD
Semester End* December 18
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S.* December 19

*Updated due to COVID-19

Academic Year 2020-2021

Event Date
Arcadia Virtual Orientation (Mandatory)* TBD
Depart from U.S.* September 12, 2020
Arrive in Limerick* September 13
University Orientation* September 14-25
Semester Start* September 28
Arcadia In-Country Connection* TBD
Semester End* December 18
Semester Two Start January 25, 2021
Semester Two Break March 29-April 5
Semester Two End May 17
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 18

*Updated due to COVID-19

Spring 2021

Dates subject to change based on the University of Limerick'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.

Event Date
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) TBD
Depart from U.S. January 9, 2021
Arrive in Limerick January 10
University Orientation January 18-23
Semester Start January 25
Semester Break March 29-April 5
Semester End May 17
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 18