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. July 3, 2018
Arrive in Auckland July 5
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) July 5-8
Travel to Wellington from Auckland July 8
University Orientation July 11-12
Semester One Start July 16
Semester One Break August 25-September 9
Semester One End November 17
Semester Two Start March 4, 2019
Semester Two Break April 13-28
Semester Two End June 29
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 30

Spring 2019

Event Date
Depart from U.S. February 18, 2019
Arrive in Auckland February 20
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) February 20-23
Travel to Wellington from Auckland February 23
University Orientation February 26-27
Semester Start March 4
Semester Break April 13-28
Semester End June 29
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 30

Academic Year Southern Hemisphere 2019

Event Date
Depart from U.S. February 18, 2019
Arrive in Auckland February 20
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) February 20-23
Travel to Wellington from Auckland February 23
University Orientation February 26-27
Semester One Start March 4
Semester One Break April 13-28
Semester One End June 29
Semester Two Start July 8
Semester Two Break August 17- 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 Wellington from Auckland July 1
University Orientation July 3-4
Semester Start July 8
Semester Break August 17-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 Wellington from Auckland July 1
University Orientation July 3-4
Semester One Start July 8
Semester One Break August 17-September 1
Semester One End November 9
Semester Two Start March 2, 2020
Semester Two Break April 10-27
Semester Two End June 27
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 28

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 17, 2020
Arrive in Auckland February 19
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) February 19-22
Travel to Wellington from Auckland February 22
University Orientation February 24-25
Semester Start March 2
Semester Break April 10-27
Semester End June 27
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 28

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 17, 2020
Arrive in Auckland February 19
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) February 19-22
Travel to Wellington from Auckland February 22
University Orientation February 24-25
Semester One Start March 2
Semester One Break April 10-27
Semester One End June 27
Semester Two Start July 6
Semester Two Break August 15-30
Semester Two End November 7
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. November 8