Visiting Hours Visiting Schedule General Population The visiting center is closed Mondays and Fridays. Weekend Alphabetical Restrictions Visiting sessions on Saturday's and Sunday's will have an alphabetical visiting schedule. Inmates with last names beginning with the letter A through L may only receive visits during the morning session and inmates with last names beginning with M through Z may only receive visits in the afternoon. Sunday's schedule will follow the same pattern,the first (afternoon) session is only for inmates with last names A through L and the second (evening) session only inmates with last names M through Z. Holidays Holiday visiting hours for all holidays will be posted in MCI Norfolk's lobby 30 days in advance and inmates will also be notified via a posting in each living area. Sunday Visits Visiting days and times may be subject to change. Please call the facility to verify visiting schedules. 11:00 AM Visitors may enter lobby 12:00 PM Request forms accepted for processing (A-L) only 1:00 PM Visiting Room open, visitor processing begins 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM Visitors not allowed to exit Visiting Room 2:40 PM Visitor entry ceases & request form processing for current session ends 3:55 PM Visitors begin to exit Visiting Room 4:00 PM Visiting Room Closed 5:30 PM Request forms accepted for processing (M-Z only) 6:00 PM Visiting Room open visitor processing begins 7:45 PM Request form processing ends 7:50 PM Visitor entry ceases 8:25 PM Visitors begin to exit Visiting Room 8:30 PM Visiting room closed Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday Visits Visiting days and times may be subject to change. Please call the facility to verify visiting schedules. 11:00 AM Visitors may enter lobby 12:00 PM Request forms accepted for processing 1:00 PM Visiting Room open, visitor processing begins 2:30PM to 3:15PM Request forms not accepted and visitors not allowed to exit Visiting Room 2:40 PM Visitor entry ceases 3:15 PM Request forms accepted visitor entry resumes 3:50 PM Request form processing for current session ends 3:50 PM Visitor entry ceases 4:00 PM Inmates must leave who are not staying through count 4:10 PM Visitor entry resumes 4:30 PM Visitor entry ceases 4:50 to 5:15 PM Count time, visitors are not allowed to exit Visiting Room 5:30 PM Request forms accepted for processing 6:00 PM Visiting Room open, visitor processing begins 7:45 PM Request form processing ends 7:50 PM Visitor entry ceases 8:25 PM Visitors begin to exit Visiting Room 8:30 PM Visiting Room closed Saturday Visits Visiting days and times may be subject to change. Please call the facility to verify visiting schedules. 7:15 AM Visitors may enter lobby 7:30 AM Request forms accepted for processing (A-L) only 8:00 AM Visiting Room open, visitor processing beings 10:25 AM Request form processing for current session ends. 10:30 AM Visitor entry ceases 10:55 AM Visiting Room closed 12:00 PM Request forms accepted for processing (M-Z only) 12:30 PM Visiting Room open, visitor processing begins 2:30 PM Request form processing ends 2:40 PM Visitor entry ceases for the day 3:25 PM Visitors begin to exit Visiting Room 3:30 PM Visiting Room closed V. Separate Housing Visiting Schedule Special Management Unit (S.M.U.) ALL S.M.U. visits must be pre-approved. Visits may be scheduled by calling M.C.I. Norfolk at (508) 668-5900 ext. 139, Monday through Friday, 5:30 P.M. and 7:30 P.M. Appointments will not be made more than 48 hours in advance.Visiting Center Rules and Regulations Inmates and visitors will sit straight in their seats at all times, this means no sitting sideways or straddling seats. No sitting with legs crossed over one another's. Both feet will be on the ground at all times, not on seats. No lying across, leaning into, or sitting on another's lap or chest area. No sitting or lying on the floor. Inmates' and visitors' hands will be in plain sight at all times. Behavior, which may be offensive to another visitor or inappropriate in the presence of children, will not be tolerated. Horseplay of any kind by inmates or visitors is not allowed. All food is to be consumed in the Visitor's Center. Food purchased must be consumed in the Visiting Center or discarded. Food purchases will not be allowed out of the visiting center. Coats, jackets and hats will not be allowed into the Visiting Center's seating area. All questionable clothing (heavy flannel shirts and certain sport coat/leisure wear) as well as the above mentioned articles of clothing are to be hung in the designated areas for both visitors and inmates. Traditional religious headwear is allowed. Visitors must conduct themselves in an appropriate manner. Any behavior other than what is commonly viewed as a general public showing of affection will be deemed as offensive, may cause the termination of a visiting session and be subject for review by the Superintendent for possible suspension of visiting privileges. Inmates and visitors are responsible for any trash from vending machine purchases and must dispose of drink containers, snack wrappers, papers, etc. in the receptacles provided by the conclusion of their visit. Additional Limitations Smoking and possession of tobacco and tobacco related products are prohibited on state property. Holiday visits will be counted as visiting periods, the same as any other days. When visiting space becomes limited due to high volume general population inmate visitors shall limited to a one hour visiting session and will be instructed to leave in order to make space for new arrivals. This shall be done on a first in first out basis. Visitors are only allowed to visit one inmate. Visitors and inmates may not cross visit with other visitors or inmates. Inmates are limited to receive a maximum of two (2) adults and a reasonable number of children per visit. If, in the judgment of the Visiting Center's Officer-in-charge or higher authority, the visiting center is not overly crowded, a third adult may be allowed. Once a visitor leaves the institution they will not be permitted to visit again on that day. Inmates will be charged for two visits for all visits that extend through the count. General population inmates are limited to five visiting periods per week. First and second-degree lifers are limited to ten visits per week. Inmates staying through the count will not be permitted to leave until movement at 6:00PM.
No time limit unless space availability is limited.