Minnesota Correctional Facility - Stillwater

970 Pickett Street
Bayport, Minnesota  55003-1490
phone 651/779-2700
fax 651/351-3600

Custody Level: Level 2 Minimum, Level 4 Close

Michelle Smith, Warden
michelle.smith@state.mn.us

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Built in 1914, the MCF-Stillwater is the state’s largest close-security institution for adult male felons. It also has a level one minimum-security unit outside the main perimeter.

Stillwater maintains a wide variety of vocational and industry programs. Through MINNCOR Industries, offenders are assigned to work in metal products, wood products, furniture construction, upholstery, system furniture, distribution and installation services, warehousing, and subcontract work.

Stillwater’s Atlantis chemical dependency program, serves 36 offenders in the residential unit and 130 to 150 in a follow-up program.

Stillwater is also home to The Prison Mirror, the nation’s oldest, continuously-operated offender newspaper. The Prison Mirror has won many national awards for outstanding penal journalism. 

Visiting - Stillwater



Note: Change to the Stillwater Visiting hours for the following dates and times 

September 18, 2014

Visiting will be closed to the public all day

All visiting room rules and regulations apply during these changes.


 

  • As a reminder to those who visit offenders who work in industry, due to the industry clean up and tool inventory protocols we are not able to alert them in industry after 2:40 pm. Please plan your visits accordingly and show up earlier than this so we have the best chance of being able to page them in before we close for count.Offenders are allowed 16 visiting hours per month. 
  • There is no visiting on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays or State holidays.
  • One or two hour visits are available on weekdays.
  • All weekend visits and non-contact visits are one hour in length.
  • Registration ends 45 minutes before the end of the visiting day which is 7 pm on weekdays and 5 pm on weekends.
  • Contact visits may consist of up to four people (children of the age  2 and under will not count toward this number). Non contact visit may  consist of up to two people (children of the age  2 and under will not count toward this number).

Hours of Visiting:

General population

Thursday and Friday

10:15 a.m. - 7:45 p.m. (2 hour visit) 

Offenders are not paged for visits during count times.  Offender visiting pages will resume at the conclusion of the offender count.  

Weekday count times 

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 and

3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.  

Saturday and Sunday

8:15 a.m. - 5:45 p.m. (1 hour visit)

Offenders are not paged for visits during count times.  Offender visiting pages will resume at the conclusion of the offender count.  

Weekend count times 

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 and

3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.   

Monday thru Wednesday

No visiting

Holidays (see below)

No visiting

 

Segregation population

Friday

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. or
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. or
1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. or
2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Saturday

12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. or 

1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. or

2:30 pm. to 3:30 p.m. 

Sunday

12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. or 

1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. or

2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. 

Note: To schedule a Segregation visit call 651-748-7909 on Thursdays between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. to pre-arrange your visit for Fridays for an 11 a.m, 12 noon, 1 p.m., or 2 p.m. appointment time.  You can call Fridays between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. to pre-arrange your visit for Saturdays at a 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., or 2:30 p.m. appointment time. Or lastly you can call Saturday between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. to schedule your Sunday visit for either a 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., or 2:30 p.m. appointment time.  Segregation visits are through a TV monitor 'visiphone' located inside the visiting room so all visiting room rules and restrictions apply.

 

Minimum Security Unit

Wednesday thru Friday

5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday

12:00 noon - 3:00 p.m.

5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Monday and Tuesday

No visiting

Holidays

No visiting

 


Visiting Staff Contact:  
For general visiting information you can call our visiting information line at 651-748-7907. Please note that Stillwater Prison does not require an appointment for general Non-Contact visits or in-house Segregation visits which take place through the glass window.  These visits are first come first serve with available space. Also note that there will be no non contact visiting during our two count times.

Segregation Staff Contact: To schedule a Segregation visit call 651-748-7909 on Thursdays between 11 am and 7 pm to pre-arrange your visit for Fridays at a 12 noon, 1 pm, or 2 pm appointment time. Or you can call Fridays between 11 am and 7 pm to pre-arrange your visit for Saturdays at a 12:30 pm, or 1:30 pm appointment time.

Directions:  From 36 East, exit at the Bayport\shortcut to 95 exit.  Turn right and follow signs for Hwy 95.  You will come to the facility before Hwy 95.  From 94E go to Hwy 95 turn left on Hwy 95.  Go to 5th St. and turn left.  Go to Pickett and turn right.  Visitor parking is the 1st lot on the right. 

Visiting Regulations:  Please read the Inmate Visiting Information prior to visits.  

There is no visiting on the following State recognized holidays:

  • New Year's Day
  • President's Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
  • Memorial Day
  • July 4 (Independence Day)
  • Labor Day
  • Veteran's Day
  • Thanksgiving and the following Friday
  • Christmas Day