Study Abroad at New Zealand University of Otago with Arcadia University

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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.

Fall 2014

Depart from U.S. June 26, 2014
Arrive in Auckland June 28
Arcadia Orientation June 28-July 1
Travel to Otago from Rotorua July 1
University Orientation July 2-4
Semester Start July 7
Semester Break August 23-31
Semester End November 8
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. November 9
   

Academic Year 2013-2014

Depart from U.S. June 27, 2013
Arrive in Auckland June 29
Arcadia Orientation June 29-July 2
Travel to Otago from Rotorua July 2
University Orientation July 3-5
Semester One Start July 8
Semester One Break August 24-September 1
Semester One End November 9
Semester Two Start February 24, 2014
Semester Two End June 18
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 19
   

Academic Year 2014-2015

Depart from U.S. June 26, 2014
Arrive in Auckland June 28
Arcadia Orientation June 28-July 1
Travel to Otago from Rotorua July 1
University Orientation July 2-4
Semester One Start July 7
Semester One Break August 23-31
Semester One End November 8
Semester Two Start February 23, 2015
Semester Two End June 17
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 18
   

Spring 2014

Depart from U.S. February 11, 2014
Arrive in Auckland February 13
Arcadia Orientation February 13-16
Travel to Otago from Rotorua February 16
University Orientation February 19-21
Semester Start February 24
Semester Break April 18-27
Semester End June 18
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 19
   

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