Reservations should be made by emailing the following address. DRC.VisitationRCI2@odrc.state.oh.us
Information needed to schedule reservations: First and last names of all people visiting. All visitors must be approved including children. Inmate last name and number, what session you are requesting AM or PM (All Day, if eligible) and the date you are requesting.
Example: John Doe, Jim Doe and Jane Doe to see Inmate Doe #A123-456 on 6-27-18 for the PM Session.
Reservations are made via email or at the conclusion of your visit with the Visiting Officer in A-Building.
Visiting Schedule: AM Session 7:15 am to 10:15 am (You must arrive no later than 9:00 am for the AM Session and for (ALL DAY SESSIONS). PM Session 11:15 am to 2:15 pm (Arrive no later than 1:00 pm).
Please note: If you are assisting in making reservations for someone other than yourself, please inform them of instructions that pertain to them entering our institution.
Visiting reservations need to be scheduled no later than seven (7) days in advance and up to 30 days in advance. Any cancelations must be made at least 48 hours in advance. Visiting Officers should reply back to your email within 48 hours. Keep in mind visiting is closed on Mondays, Tuesdays and State Holidays. To download a visitor application and to see our RCI specific visiting instructions, please click here.
Minor children must be approved visitors. Documentation must be presented in the form of a birth certificate, custody paperwork or minor authorization entrance form (if required). Visitors without the correct paperwork will not be allowed to visit. For a minor authorization form, click here.
No cash is allowed to be taken into the Visiting Room. Visitors can purchase a vending card in A-Building. You will need a Five Dollar Bill ($5.00) to purchase this card. Once purchased, you can load up to Fifty Dollars ($50.00) on your card.
Visitors need to bring current government issued identification, (Driver’s License, State ID or Military ID).
If any visitor has any medical impairments where they cannot clear a metal detector, they will need a medical card or documentation from their physician stating why they are unable to clear the metal detector each time they visit. Examples include, hip or knee replacement or a pacemaker.
Cell phones, electronic devices, keys (other than your vehicle key) and other items not allowed in the institution need to be secured in your vehicle.
Lockers are available for visitors using public transportation to store your items.
Visiting hours are subject to change without notice. Please check the website to verify visiting hours before planning a visit. Click here for additional information.