The visiting schedule for the FCI will be Saturday and Sunday from 8:15 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Visiting on Monday will occur from 1:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
Visiting on all Federal holidays, even if the holiday falls on a Monday, will be from 8:15 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The Visiting Room will be closed on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. All regular visits will be conducted in the Institution Visiting Room with the exception of the Special Housing Unit inmates. Outside patio breaks may be given intermittently during visiting hours, when staff are directly supervising. The use and introduction of tobacco products at both the FCI and FPC is prohibited.
Visiting for the Special Housing Unit inmates will be conducted via video conferencing, in the designated visiting area in the front lobby. The regular visiting periods will apply. In the event of overcrowding, visits may be limited to a minimum of one (1) hour. Consideration will be given to those visitors who visit infrequently and/or who have traveled long distances. The Institution Duty Officer will have final approval for the termination of all visits.
All visitors are to be dressed appropriately for visiting. The following items of clothing are inappropriate for visiting at the Federal Correctional Institution and the Federal Prison Camp at Pekin, Illinois:
a. Mini skirts (and mini dresses) to include any skirt or dress above the middle of the
knee. Slits in dresses may not rise above the middle of the knee.
b. Shorts worn above the middle of the knee.
c. Halter tops or halter dresses.
d. Blouses and/or other apparel which is revealing in nature (i.e., no transparent,
excessively tight fitting (spandex), cut-off tops, sleeveless, mid-drifts, etc).
e. Strapless dresses/tops.
f. Tank tops – male or female.
g. Military clothing (i.e., field jackets, camouflage, green fatigues). No khaki or light
brown clothing of any type will be allowed in the visiting room.
h. No hats or headbands
i. Shirts of any kind that display profane, sexually explicit or illegal gang material.
Also, shirts which display symbols or writing inappropriate for a correctional