Viridis Graduate Institute

Ecopsychology and Environmental Humanities

Contact Viridis Graduate Institute

Viridis Graduate Institute mailing address:

414 Avenida de la Vereda. Ojai, CA 93023

Viridis Graduate Institute Administrative Location:

417 Bryant Circle. Ojai, CA 93023

Student Inquiries: Tel: (011) 805-889-0169   Email:

Hours: 9am -5pm Pacific Time (except holidays). Viridis accepts email contact 24 hours 7 days a week. Responses are made within 48 hours.

Founder and President

Lori Pye, Ph.D.


Tel: 805-889-0169                                                                                                                   

Vice President

Ann Vermeer, M.A., D.A (Candidate)


Academic Dean

Leslie Stoupas, Ph.D.


Office of the Registrar


Steve Miley, Technical Director


Please use this form to contact us for VGI program information.
For partnership information, use the form on the partnership page instead.



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VGI Fast Facts

All programs are online in live real time interactive format

Masters Program

  • Length of program: 2 years with Summer Fieldwork
  • ReWilding Experience – students meet with instructors in natural habitat
  • Application deadline:  June 15.

Doctorate Program

  • Length of program: 3 years
  • ReWilding Experience
  • Application deadline: June 15.

Executive Certificate Program: Ecopsychology Fundamentals

  • Next course September 2017
  • Length of program: 14 weeks
  • Prerequisite for Doctoral Program

Introduction to Ecopsychology

  • January 3, 2017 (4-6pm PST)
  • Length of course: 2 hour Webinar
  • Open Enrollment.