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Financing and Deploying Clean Energy Certificate Program

Important Dates

Administrative and Program Calendars for the 2020/2021 Cohort

Below are important dates for applying to the program, and the program calendar. You can download a pdf version of this page here.

Application, Enrollment, and Payment Deadlines

January 6, 2020 – Opening date for certificate admissions

February 18, 2020 - Attend our informational webinar and ask any questions you have before you apply. Register here.

March 1, 2020, 11:59 p.m. – Deadline for admissions and scholarship applications – Complete applications received prior to this date are guaranteed to be considered. 

Week of March 23, 2020 – Admissions and scholarship decisions are sent.

April 13, 2020 April 22, 11:59 p.m. – Due date for first semester tuition installment payment – Note that there is no deposit for the program and reserving your seat, if admitted, requires payment of the first installment of the tuition before this payment deadline. Note: Due to COVID19 disruptions, this date was postponed. 

November 20, 2020 11:59 p.m. – Due date for second semester tuition installment payment

Program Calendar

June 15–21, 2020 – Participants take a very short placement test to opt out of the self-paced foundations course

June 22, 2020 – Placement test results sent

June 29, 2020 to August 2, 2020, 11:59 p.m. – Self-paced foundations course (Five weeks)

August 3, 2020 (Monday noon) to August 7, 2020, (Friday 1 p.m.) – Mandatory on-campus week in New Haven 

August 8, 2020 to August 16, 2020 – Break (One week)

August 17, 2020 8 a.m. through October 11, 2020, 11:59 p.m. – Clean energy policy online course (Eight weeks)

October 12, 2020 through October 25, 2020 – Break (Two weeks)

October 26, 2020, 8 a.m. through December 20, 2020, 11:59 p.m. – Technology transitions online course (Eight weeks)

December 21, 2020 through January 10, 2021 – Break (Three weeks)

January 11, 2021, 8 a.m. through March 7, 2021, 11:59 p.m. – Renewable energy project financing online course (Eight weeks)

March 8, 2021 through March 21, 2021 – Break (Two weeks)

March 22, 2021, 8 a.m. through May 16, 2021, 11:59 p.m. – Innovation course (Eight weeks)

May 16, 2021, 11:59 p.m. – End of program