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Financing and Deploying Clean Energy

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

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. 

March 23, 2020, 11:59 p.m. – Admissions and scholarship decisions are sent.

April 13, 2020, 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.

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