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Technology Checkouts: Calculators

Borrow a Calculator (for Free)

To borrow a graphing calculator for free, currently enrolled Rio Hondo students should fill out and submit a Technology Reservations Form.

When a calculator is available, Library Circulation Desk will reach out to schedule pick-up. (Note: Subject to availability; supplies are limited, requests not guaranteed.) 

Free Graphing Calculator Alternatives (Apps & Online)

texas instruments graphic calculators

Due to a heightened need for online resources as a result of the coronavirus, Texas Instruments are offering several free resources to help students and teachers continue teaching and learning remotely. To request a free 90-day trial of TI's Emulator Software for the TI-84 Plus Graphing Calculator click this link. To find out more about TI-84 emulator software or calculator loans for students: click this link or image above. 


Wabbitemu creates a Texas Instruments graphing calculator right on your Windows, Mac, or Android device. Wabbitemu supports the TI-73, TI-81, TI-82, TI-83, TI-83 Plus, TI-83 Plus Silver Edition, TI-84 Plus, TI-84 Plus Silver Edition, TI-85, and TI-86. Fast and convenient, Wabbitemu allows you to always have your trusty calculator with you. Because Wabbitemu is an emulator, the calculator it creates will act exactly like the real thing.

Desmos is a free graphing calculator which you can use on the web or download to your phone

Rent a Calculator (for a Fee) a fee-based calculator rental service for students (about $30 a semester):

  • graphtor

Or see one of the other calculator rental services below: