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. 

Dates subject to change based on the University of Otago's planned academic calendar in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and any restrictions or safety measures imposed by the New Zealand government. Please wait to book travel until advised by Arcadia University.

Fall 2022

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) TBC
Depart from U.S. June 27, 2022
Arrive in Auckland June 29
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) June 29-July 2
Travel to Otago July 2
University Orientation July 4-8
Semester Start July 11
Semester Break August 27-September 4
Semester End November 12
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. November 13

Spring 2023

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) TBC
Depart from U.S. February 9, 2023
Arrive in Auckland February 11
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) February 11-14
Travel to Otago February 14
University Orientation February 20-24
Semester Start February 27
Semester Break April 7-16
Semester End June 21
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 22

Academic Year Southern Hemisphere 2023

EVENT DATE
Virtual Orientation Session TBC
Depart from U.S. February 9, 2023
Arrive in Auckland February 11
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) February 11-14
Travel to Otago February 14
University Orientation February 20-27
Semester One Start February 27
Semester One Break April 7-16
Semester One End June 21
Semester Two Start July 10
Semester Two Break August 26-September 3
Semester Two End November 11
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. November 12

Fall 2023/Academic Year 2023

Program calendar will be announced when dates are confirmed.