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 2018-2019

EVENT DATE
Depart from U.S. June 26, 2018
Arrive in Auckland June 28
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) June 28-July 1
Travel to Otago from Auckland July 1
University Orientation July 3-6
Semester One Start July 9
Semester One Break August 25-September 2
Semester One End November 10
Semester Two Start February 25, 2019
Semester Two Break April 19-28
Semester Two End June 19
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 20

 

Spring 2019

Event Date
Depart from U.S. February 11, 2019
Arrive in Auckland February 13
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) February 13-16
Travel to Otago from Auckland February 16
University Orientation February 18-22
Semester Start February 25
Semester Break April 19-28
Semester End June 19
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 20

 

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 Otago from Auckland February 16
University Orientation February 18-22
Semester One Start February 25
Semester One Break April 19-28
Semester One End June 19
Semester Two Start July 8
Semester Two Break August 24-September 1
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 Otago from Auckland July 1
University Orientation July 2-5
Semester Start July 8
Semester Break August 24-September 1
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 Otago from Auckland July 1
University Orientation July 2-5
Semester One Start July 8
Semester One Break August 24-September 1
Semester One End November 9
Semester Two Start February 24, 2020
Semester Two Break April 10-19
Semester Two End June 17
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 18

 

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 Otago from Auckland February 15
University Orientation February 17-21
Semester Start February 24
Semester Break April 10-19
Semester End June 17
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 18

 

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 Otago from Auckland February 15
University Orientation February 17-21
Semester One Start February 24
Semester One Break April 10-19
Semester One End June 17
Semester Two Start July 6
Semester Two Break August 22-30
Semester Two End November 7
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. November 8