Test Your System
Please follow the below steps to make sure you computer is ready for classes at ESC.
1. Check Your Browser
Click the button below to check what browser you are currently using.
Your browser is not currently supported by ESC.
Empire State College currently supports the following browsers:
- Mozilla Firefox
- Google Chrome
- Internet Explorer
If you do not already have one of the above browsers installed, we recommend that you install Mozilla Firefox from this link. If you are not able to install any of the above browsers your operating system might not be supported by the college. Please contact the Technology Service Desk for further information.
We do not currently support the new Edge browser.
Success! Your browser is supported by ESC! Please continue onto step 2.
2. View a PDF
Please click the following link to load a sample PDF file.
Were you able to view the PDF?
3. View a Video
Please try watching the following video to test that your system can play back videos properly.
Are you able to view the video?
4. Check Pop-Ups
Click the button below to test whether you have pop-ups enabled. This button will attempt to open a new window, once the window has opened please just close it and continue with this page.