Farm Employee University provides a training platform accessible to all farm employees and employers.

Welcome to Farm Employee University! Farm Employee University provides a training platform accessible to all dairy employees and employers. Our goal is to provide education that will improve the skills of both employers and employees, lead to a better work environment for all, and reduce employee turnover on farms.Material is currently provided in English and will be available soon in Spanish, and is available with closed captioning.

 Sample video from course:

 

REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS

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. Create your MSU Guest Account/Community ID and Password: Create Your Account
  2. Login to the registration system with your Community ID and Password: Farm Employee University - Employees
  3. Follow the instructions to register for the course. Upon registration, you will receive a receipt and instructions for accessing the course.

LOGGING INTO THE ONLINE COURSE

Once you have registered, follow the instructions below to login – you will use the same login credentials that you set during registration (your NetID is your email address used during registration and use the same password set during registration).

  1. Go to the Michigan State University’s Online Course System (known as Desire2Learnor D2L): https://d2l.msu.edu/.
  2. Click on the Login button. In the MSU NETID field enter your email address (enter the same email used during registration).
  3. Enter the password you set during registration.
  4. You will be logged into D2L - click on the View All Courses link and you will see the Farm Employee University title.

*Note: If you need to reset your password go to: https://community.idm.msu.edu/ and select the option for Forgot Password.

TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE

For technical assistance please contact Michigan State University Discovery Services at 517-353-8700 or emailreachout@msu.edu. They are available from 7am-Midnight ET Monday through Friday and 10am-Midnight ET on Saturday/Sunday.

FAQ

  1. 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).
  2. 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.
  3. 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. To reset your password at any time go to: https://community.idm.msu.edu/ and select the option for Forgot Password. You will receive an email from a sender called “Community ID” with a link to reset your password.
  4. I forgot my password – where can I reset it?
    To reset your password at any time go to: https://community.idm.msu.edu/ and select the option for Forgot Password. You will receive an email from a sender called “Community ID” with a link to reset your password.
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