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 Victoria University of Wellington'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 3
Travel to Wellington July 3
University Orientation July 6-7
Semester Start July 11
Semester Break August 20-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 14, 2023
Arrive in Auckland February 16
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) February 16-19
Travel to Wellington February 19
University Orientation February 20-24
Semester Start February 27
Semester Break April 7-23
Semester End June 24
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 25

Academic Year Southern Hemisphere 2023

EVENT DATE
Virtual Orientation Session TBC
Depart from U.S. February 14, 2023
Arrive in Auckland February 16
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) February 16-19
Travel to Wellington February 19
University Orientation February 20-24
Semester One Start February 27
Semester One Break April 7-23
Semester One End June 24
Semester Two Start July 10
Semester Two Break August 19-September 3
Semester Two End November 4
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. November 5

Fall 2023/Academic Year 2023

Program calendar will be announced when dates are confirmed.