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.

Next Meeting: March 7, 2017

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.

Family & Friends Orientation Video: Receiving and Orientation

Family & Friends Orientation Video: Visiting

Family & Friends Orientation Video: Inmate Accounting and Telephones

Family & Friends Orientation Video: Property & Mail

Family & Friends Orientation Video: Health Care Services

Family & Friends Orientation Video: Inmate Programs

Family & Friends Orientation Video: Inmate Placement Program


Family & Friends Orientation Video:
Justice Reinvestment Initiative

Family & Friends Orientation Video: Utah Board of Pardons & Parole

NOTICE: The links to the booklets have been temporarily disabled while we get them updated.

Booklets: The orientation booklets below give detailed information about prison routines, procedures and opportunities.

Here is a link to the current edition of the Friends and Family Orientation Booklet.

Here is a link to the current edition of the Inmate Orientation Handbook.

Here is a link to the current edition of the Offender Health Services Handbook.

Aquí hay un enlace a la edición actual del Delincuente Servicios de Salud Manual.