Utah Department of Corrections

Orientation: Corrections hosts a quarterly meeting for family and friends to learn about what to expect when a loved one is incarcerated and how to navigate the prison system. The hour-long meeting features presentations from various prison staff, from clinical services to programming.  The meeting is held at the Fred House Academy, 14727 Minuteman Dr. in Draper. For additional information, please call 801-576-7320.

Orientation videos: If you are unable to make it to the quarterly meeting, no worries! The Department has created a series of videos that provide an introduction to various aspects of the prison system's operations. The videos currently available are linked below. Others will be added in the new future.

Receiving and Orientation


Inmate Accounting and Telephones

Property & Mail

Health Care Services

Inmate Programs

Inmate Placement Program

Justice Reinvestment Initiative

Utah Board of Pardons & Parole

Release and Reentry Family Orientation