Heroes to Hives

Overview

Heroes to Hives Course graphicThe Heroes to Hives online course has 9 modules, which include pre-recorded lecture videos, instructional videos, articles, and quizzes. The online course is self-paced, allowing students to review course materials at their own pace and on their own schedules. There are no live or synchronous sessions. Students who complete the online course are eligible to receive a downloadable certificate of completion from Michigan State University Extension and can transfer credits to Great Plains Master Beekeeping.

Whether you are retired at home or active duty far away, we welcome you to the Heroes to Hives online course. Although our curriculum is specifically focused on beekeeping in Michigan, veterans in any location will gain valuable knowledge on honey bee biology, colony biology, pest and pathogen management, and overwintering.

Registration is open through October 31, 2022. Participants will have access to the course material through December 31, 2022.

Eligibility

This course is open to all U.S. Veterans, Active Duty Military Personnel, National Guard Members, and Reservists across the globe, as well as their eligible dependents (spouses and children at least 18 years of age of participating U.S. Veterans, Active Duty Military Personnel, National Guard Members, and Reservists).

Course Format

Self-paced Online Course

Price

Free

REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS (FOLLOW STEPS 1-4 BELOW)

To register for this course you will need to create an account, sign in with your email/password, and complete the registration process. To watch a video tutorial, demonstrating an overview of the registration process, click on the following link: Online Course Registration Video Tutorial. Step-by-step instructions are below.

  1. STEP #1: Create your Michigan State University Guest Account by following the instructions on this website: MSU Guest Account Creation Page. (For detailed instructions visit the following web page: Instructions: Creating Your Guest Account.)
  2. STEP #2: Login to the registration system with your Guest Account (your email) and Password: Heroes to Hives Online Course Registration.
  3. STEP #3: Follow the instructions to register for the course. Upon registration, you will receive a receipt and instructions for accessing the course through D2L.msu.edu.
  4. STEP #4: Watch for emails from Heroes to Hives. Please add "H2H@msu.edu" to your "safe senders" email list, and please check junk/spam folders for emails.

*If you need to reset your password at any time go to https://auth.msu.edu/ and select the option for "Need help Signing in."

More Information

For content related questions, please contact Ana Heck at h2h@msu.edu.

Technical Assistance

If you have any technical problems, please contact the Michigan State University IT Service Desk from 7am-12am Monday through Friday and 10am-12am on Saturday/Sunday, any day that the University is open.

  • Phone: (517) 432-6200
  • Phone (toll free): 1 (844) 678-6200
  • Email Web Form

Frequently Asked Questions

What is my username/NETID?

Your username (or NET ID) is the email address you used to create your account during registration (you use the same email address/password for registering and for taking the course).

What URL do I go to for logging into the course?

Go to: https://d2l.msu.edu/. You will see the Michigan State University at the top of the page. Login with the email address and password you set during the registration process.

I received a “not authenticated” response when trying to login – what do I do?

A “not authenticated” message is typically an issue with a password not being entered correctly.

I forgot my password – where can I reset it?

If you need to reset your password at any time go to https://auth.msu.edu/ and select the option for "Need help Signing in."


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