Bureau of Prisons Standard
VCCLEA and PLRA Sentenced Inmates
You must have a high school diploma, be enrolled in, and making satisfactory progress in the GED program in order to vest your good conduct time. Inmates who are exempt from attending GED class based on a deportation detainer must enroll in GED or ESL in order to receive their good conduct time. Inmates who have completed the mandatory period of enrollment must remain enrolled or re-enroll to vest their good conduct time. Inmates found guilty of an incident report related to their literacy program enrollment will be changed to GED UNSATISFACTORY PROGRESS and will not vest their good conduct time. Following the assignment of a GED UNSATISFACTORY PROGRESS code, inmates will be required to complete 240 hours of program enrollment before they can be changed back to a SATISFACTORY code. Good conduct time will not be vested while the UNSATISFACTORY assignment exists.
Post Secondary Education
Adult Continuing Education and
Vocational Training programs will be offered in the following areas:
and the Mavis Beacon Typing program.
All Post Secondary Education Programs are offered through correspondence course work.
The Education Department offers the employment and personal finance components of the Release Preparation Program.
Monday – Thursday 7:30 am – 8:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am – 3:30 pm
Saturday 7:30 am – 3:30 pm
NOTE: Law books are for your reference only and may not be removed from the Law Library for any reason. Removal of law books and reference material will result in disciplinary action. A photocopy machine is available in the Leisure Library. Copies of documents or books may be made by using your “vending” machine balance on your card at ten cents each. Please see education staff if you have any questions about Education Programs.