Important Dates

Outlined below are the key program dates for the next two cohorts that will launch in the near future.

  • Cohort 7 begins Aug. 30, 2021
  • Cohort 8 begins Aug. 29, 2022

Application due dates

  • Early application deadline of Feb. 1st.
  • Final application deadline of June 1st. 
  • Enrollment deposit due June 1st.

Weekly chat

In the second and third years of the program, cohorts meet weekly for a zoom video conference at a fixed time. Chat times for each cohort are set for the following days/times:

  • Cohort 7 weekly on Monday at 9-10am PDT/PST (starting Fall Semester 2022)
  • Cohort 8 weekly on Monday at 8-9am PDT/PST (starting Fall Semester 2023)

Online Orientation

  • Dates: Tuesday, Aug. 31 - Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021. 9am - 4pm PDT
  • Students will meet online in Zoom.
  • Students will be oriented to the program, the Project Portfolio process, meet their cohort, their peer group, and their Project Faculty.

Retreats

Cohort 7
Year 1 No Retreats
Year 2: Fall Oct. 17 - Oct. 24, departing Oct. 25, 2022
Year 2: Spring Feb. 27 - Mar. 6, departing Mar. 7, 2023
Year 3: Fall Oct. 25 - 31, departing Nov. 1, 2023
Year 3: Spring Mar. 6-13, departing Mar. 13, 2024

Coursework

Semester Cohort 7 Semester Cohort 8
Fall 2021
  • Begins: Aug. 30, 2021
  • Online Orientation (first week)
  • No Online Chat
  • No taught coursework; students focus exclusively on their Project Portfolios.
  • Ends: Dec. 17, 2021
Fall 2022
  • Begins: Aug. 29, 2022
  • Online Orientation (first week)
  • No Online Chat
  • No taught coursework; students focus exclusively on their Project Portfolios.
  • Ends: Dec. 16, 2022

Spring 2022

  • Begins: Jan. 10, 2022
  • No Online Chat
  • No taught coursework; students focus exclusively on their Project Portfolios.
  • Ends: Apr. 29, 2022

Spring 2023

  • Begins: Jan. 9, 2023
  • No Online Chat
  • No taught coursework; students focus exclusively on their Project Portfolios.
  • Ends: Apr. 28, 2023
Fall 2022
  • Begins: Aug. 29, 2022
  • Weekly chats
  • Retreat 1
  • Ends: Dec. 16, 2022
Fall 2023
  • Begins: Aug. 28, 2023
  • Weekly chats
  • Retreat 1
  • Ends: Dec. 15, 2023

Spring 2023

  • Begins: Jan. 9, 2023
  • Weekly chats
  • Retreat 2
  • Ends: Apr. 28, 2023

Spring 2024

  • Begins: Jan. 8, 2024
  • Weekly chats
  • Retreat 2
  • Ends: Apr. 26, 2024

Fall 2023

  • Begins: Aug. 28, 2023
  • Weekly chats
  • Retreat 3
  • Ends: Dec. 15, 2023

Fall 2024

  • Begins: Aug. 26, 2024
  • Weekly chats
  • Retreat 3
  • Ends: Dec. 13, 2024
Spring 2024
  • Begins: Jan. 8, 2024
  • Weekly chats
  • Retreat 4
  • Ends: Apr. 26, 2024
Spring 2025
  • Begins: Jan. 13, 2025
  • Weekly chats
  • Retreat 4
  • Ends: May 2, 2025

The Project Portfolio

 

Cohort 7

Cohort 8

Project Prototype due

Feb. 1, 2024

Feb. 1, 2025

Final Portfolio examination

Mar. 1, 2024

Mar. 1, 2025

Graduation

Event

Cohort 7

Cohort 8

Hooding and Commencement ceremony 

May 2024

May 2025