FAQ

So you have some questions regarding the VESTA program; Perhaps these frequently asked questions can provide you with the answers you are seeking.

If we have not answered your questions, please email us with your question and we will be pleased to answer it for you.  Send your questions to: Michelle Norgren, VESTA Center Director: michellenorgren@missouristate.edu.

How do I register for a VESTA course?

Who are the VESTA instructors?

Do I need to complete the VESTA application form each semester I take a course?

What is a Home Institution and how do I select one?

What is a Host Institution?

How do I drop a course?

How do I pay for my classes?

Can I use my financial aid?

How much do classes cost?

Will I need copies of my past transcripts?

Where do I send my transcripts?

Who do I contact if I have trouble accessing my class?

Can I use previous course work toward my certificate or associate degree?

What is a Course Management System?

What does Asynchronous mean?

Some classes have scheduled class meeting times, how does that work?

What type of Internet connection do I need?

Are there enrollment deadlines?

How do I get my class supplies and text materials?

What is a field practicum?

How do I find a vineyard or winery in my area where I can complete my Field Practicum?

What can I expect in a VESTA online course?