Marion Correctional Institution Visiting Information:
Visitation will be by appointment only. Appointments may be scheduled by calling 828-659-8559. Appointments can be made Monday-Friday from 9 – 11 a.m. and 1 – 3 p.m., excluding state observed holidays. Appointments can be made up to 10 days in advance, but no less than 48 hours prior to the schedule visitation time. The following schedule will be utilized: Tuesday-Non-contact Visits for Security Threat Group Members and Administrative Non-contact (1 hour only) 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Wednesday-Non-contact Visits for Inmate housed in Segregation (1 hour only) 8:30 - 9:30 a.m 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Saturday-Regular Population Inmates 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. Inmates housed on upper D-unit, E-unit, and F-unit 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Inmates housed on lower D-unit and H-unit Visits will not occur on holidays. In the event the scheduled visitation day falls on a holiday, an alternate day will be selected to visit. Adequate notice will be given to inmates and posted throughout the visitation area. Note: Inmates housed at the Minimum Custody Unit will visit on Sunday from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. No appointment is necessary to visit at the Minimum Custody Unit Visitors should arrive at the Gatehouse at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled visitation time, bring proper ID, and will be subjected to a "routine" search of their personal and possessions prior to the visit.
No time limit unless space availability is limited.