Southeastern Correctional Institution

Correctional Institution

5900 B.I.S. Road
Lancaster, Ohio 43130
Phone(740) 653-4324
Fax (740) 653-6155


Weather Forecast | Weather Maps | Weather Radar
Pacific Telephone Company provides discount inmate telephone service to Southeastern Correctional Institution, and all other prisons in Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction. At a cost of just $1.25 per month, plus an additional $0.06 per minute, Pacific Telephone brings the cost of long distance prison telephone calling way down! Call Pacific Telephone at 888.966.8655 and start saving on your inmate calls today!


Institutional Information

Date Opened 1980
Total Acreage 1,377
Accreditation Status Yes
Total Security Staff 211
Total Staff 350
FY11 GRF Budget $26,702,221
(subject to monthly review and adjustment)
Daily Cost Per Inmate $55.01
Population as of 02/12 1,557
Black Inmates 748
White Inmates 789
Other Inmates 20
Escapes/Walkways 2011 0
Security Levels
1’s – 637
2’s –
3’s –
4’s –

Security Level Descriptions:

  • 1 = Minimum Security
  • 2 = Medium Security
  • 3 = Close Security
  • 4 = Maximum Security
  • 5 = Administrative Maximum



  • Thursday – Monday   8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (Morning Session)     12:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. (Afternoon Session)
  • Visitors must be processed in no later than 9:45 a.m. for morning visiting sessions during the week and 9:15 a.m. for morning sessions on a weekend.  Visitors must be processed in no later than 2:15 p.m. for afternoon visiting sessions.
  • Visiting is closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and all State Holidays.

Visiting hours are subject to change without notice. Please call the institution to verify visiting hours before planning a visit.



  • Visiting reservations are required for all visiting sessions.
  • Reservations are accepted up to 30 days in advance but no less than 48 hours prior to the visit.
  • Approved visitors may make a reservation by calling             866-907-4516      .  The visiting reservation line is answered Thursday through Monday between the hours of 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

  Institution-Specific Visiting Information

  • Visiting is limited to a maximum of 3 visitors per inmate at one time, unless special arrangements have been made in advance.
  • Inmates in special management housing are permitted one visit per month, with a maximum of two visitors.  Inmates housed in Security Control status will be permitted weekend visits, while inmates in Disciplinary or Local Control Status are mot authorized for weekend visitation.