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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)

The Calculator Drawer (Internet Archive) 

The Calculator Drawer has online emulations of many different calculators, including the TI-83 Plus graphing calculator.

With everything running in a web browser (including mobile browsers on smartphones), no downloading or installing of software is necessary. 


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: