Visiting hours will be from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Visitors will not be allowed
inside the institution prior to 7:45 a.m., but may wait in the visitor’s parking lot.
Processing of incoming visitors will terminate at 2:00 p.m. at the West Gate Lobby.
Visitors in the Visiting Room will be required to exit at 3:00 p.m. General
population inmates can receive social and attorney visits, Thursday through Monday
of each week. However, only attorney visits can take place on Tuesday and
Wednesday. Holdover and Pre-Trial inmates can receive social and attorney visits,
Saturday through Wednesday of each week. However, only attorney visits can take
place on Thursday and Friday of each week.
It is expected that visitors will exercise reasonable good taste and consideration for
others with the clothing they wear into the visiting room. Provocative attire is reason
to deny and/or preclude visiting. Visitors will not be allowed into the institution in
skirts or dresses exceeding three (3) inches above the knee in length, shorts, see-through
clothing, halter tops, tube tops, tank tops or any kind of top that reveals the
midriff area of the anatomy, low-cut shirts or blouses, revealing front, or
backless/strapless clothing. Bras must be worn. No skin-tight clothing, khaki pants,
or shirts will be allowed. Children under the age of twelve (12) may wear shorts.
Regular street shoes or tennis shoes are permitted. Inmates are responsible for
advising their visitors of the dress requirements to be allowed entrance into the
visiting room. Visits may be denied for noncompliance by the West Gate officer
after consulting with the Shift Lieutenant or Institution Duty Officer. A denied
entrance into the institution form will be submitted to appropriate staff.
USP Atlanta, Georgia, is located in the southeast quadrant of the city of Atlanta. The airport is 15 minutes away by taxi. Arrival by auto should drive Interstate 20 and exit on the Boulevard ramp. The institution is located two miles south of I-20 at the intersection of Boulevard and McDonough Boulevard. All major hotel/motel chains are represented in the metropolitan area. Public transportation to the institution is provided by local taxi service and “MARTA” rapid rail and bus service.