**STANDARD MATH DEPARTMENT CALCULATOR POLICY**

A graphing calculator, such as a TI-84 series, is required for all courses Math 099 and above, with the exception of Math 107. All calculators with a computer algebra system (CAS) or that are capable of symbolic algebraic manipulation (for example, TI-89, TI-92, TI-nSpire CX CAS version) are not allowed.

**INSTRUCTOR MODIFIED CALCULATOR POLICY**

Modifications to the Standard Math Department Calculator Policy may be made by individual instructors and such modifications will be posted with that instructor’s textbook information on the BC Bookstore website.

**ADDITIONAL POLICY INFORMATION**

- The most widely accepted graphing calculator is the TI-84 series, with the exception of the TI-84+ CE. If you own a different type of graphing calculator, check with your instructor for acceptability.
- Even if calculators are required for a course, the instructor may limit the use of the calculator within the class and may not allow the use of a calculator for some or all assessments.
- Instructors may require that calculators are put in “test mode” or the memory be cleared prior to testing.
- Calculator functions and apps on cell phones and mobile devices are not allowed.
- Instructors may or may not be able to assist you in how to use your particular calculator.
- Calculators are available for
- checkout at the Bellevue College Library, and
- checkout at the Academic Success Center.

Last Updated September 23, 2022