IMPORTANT: 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 Queen's University Belfast planned academic calendar in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and any restrictions or safety measures imposed by the government. Please wait to book travel until advised by Arcadia University.

Fall 2022

Event Date
Arcadia Virtual Orientation (Mandatory) July 26
Review materials sent in advance 
Depart from U.S. September 9, 2022
Arrive in Dublin September 10
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 10-11
University Orientation TBC
Semester Start September 19
Arcadia Community Building Weekend September 23-25
Arcadia Ireland Ealu Weekend October 15-17
Semester End December 16
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. December 17

Academic Year 2022-2023

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) July 26
Review materials sent in advance
Depart from U.S. September 9, 2022
Arrive in Dublin September 10
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) September 10-11
University Orientation TBC
Semester One Start September 19
Arcadia Community Building Weekend September 23-25
Arcadia Ireland Ealu Weekend October 15-17
Semester One End December 16
Semester Two Start January 9, 2023
Semester Two Break March 27-April 14
Semester Two End June 2
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 3
 

Spring 2023

Event Date
Virtual Orientation Session (Mandatory) December 15
Review materials sent in advance 
Depart from U.S. January 4, 2023
Arrive in Belfast January 5
Arcadia Orientation (Mandatory) January 5-7
University Orientation TBC
Semester Start January 9
Arcadia Ireland Ealu Weekend February 10-12
Semester Break March 27-April 14
Semester End May 20
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. May 21

Fall & Academic Year 2023

Program calendar will be announced once dates are confirmed.