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 Southern Hemisphere 2019

Event Date
Depart from U.S. February 11, 2019
Arrive in Auckland February 13
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) February 13-16
Travel to Christchurch 
from Auckland
February 16
University Orientation February 18
Semester One Start February 18
Semester One Break April 6-28
Semester One End June 22
Semester Two Start July 15
Semester Two Break August 24-September 8
Semester Two End November 9
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. November 10

Fall 2019

EVENT DATE
Depart from U.S. June 26, 2019
Arrive in Auckland June 28
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) June 28- July 1
Travel to Christchurch
 from Auckland
July 1
University Orientation July 9-12
Semester Start July 15
Semester Break August 24-September 8
Semester End November 9
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. November 10

Academic Year 2019-2020

EVENT DATE
Depart from U.S. June 26, 2019
Arrive in Auckland June 28
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) June 28- July 1
Travel to Christchurch 
from Auckland
July 1
University Orientation July 9-12
Semester One Start July 15
Semester One Break August 24-September 8
Semester One End November 9
Semester Two Start February 17, 2020
Semester Two Break April 4-27
Semester Two End June 20
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 21

Spring 2020

Arcadia program dates will be finalized 6-8 months prior to the start of the semester. (Students should not book travel until calendars are finalized.)

Event Date
Depart from U.S. February 10, 2020
Arrive in Auckland February 12
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) February 12-15
Travel to Christchurch 
from Auckland
February 15
Semester One Start February 17
Semester One Break April 4-27
Semester End June 20
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 21

Academic Year Southern Hemisphere 2020

Arcadia program dates will be finalized 6-8 months prior to the start of the semester. (Students should not book travel until calendars are finalized.)

Event Date
Depart from U.S. February 10, 2020
Arrive in Auckland February 12
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) February 12-15
Travel to Christchurch 
from Auckland
February 15
Semester One Start February 17
Semester One Break April 4-27
Semester One End June 20
Semester Two Start July 13
Semester Two Break August 22-September 6
Semester Two End November 7
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. November 8

Fall 2020

Arcadia program dates will be finalized 6-8 months prior to the start of the semester. (Students should not book travel until calendars are finalized.)

EVENT DATE
Depart from U.S. June 30, 2020
Arrive in Auckland July 2
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) July 2-5
Travel to Christchurch
 from Auckland
July 5
University Orientation July 6-10
Semester Start July 13
Semester Break August 22-September 6
Semester End November 7
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. November 8

Academic Year 2020-2021

Arcadia program dates will be finalized 6-8 months prior to the start of the semester. (Students should not book travel until calendars are finalized.)

EVENT DATE
Depart from U.S. June 30, 2020
Arrive in Auckland July 2
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) July 2-5
Travel to Christchurch 
from Auckland
July 5
University Orientation July 6-10
Semester One Start July 13
Semester One Break August 22-September 6
Semester One End November 7
Semester Two Start February 15, 2021
Semester Two Break April 3-26
Semester Two End June 19
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 20

Spring 2021

Program calendar will be announced once dates are confirmed.