USP - Tucson Satellite Prison Camp

Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP)

Last Updated: June 27, 2023
9300 S Wilmot Rd, Tucson, AZ 85706
Mailing Address
PO Box 24549, Tucson, AZ 85734

USP-Tucson-Camp is for Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) offenders found guilty of a federal crime and sentenced to incarceration in accordance with the Department of Justice Sentencing Guidelines.

All prisons and jails have Security or Custody levels depending on the inmate’s classification, sentence, and criminal history. Please review the rules and regulations for federal minimum facility.

The phone carrier is Global Tel Link (GTL) - ConnectNetwork, to see their rates and best-calling plans for your inmate to call you.

If you are seeking to send your inmate money for commissary, one recommended for this facility is MoneyGram There is a fee for sending money, see their rates and limitations.

If you are unsure of your inmate's location, you can search and locate your inmate by typing in their last name, first name or first initial, and/or the offender ID number to get their accurate information immediately Registered Offenders

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USP-Tucson-Camp's comprehensive information is here to guide you through the federal prison process, ensuring you stay connected to your inmate while they are incarcerated.

The USP-Tucson-Camp is a federal prison located at 9300 S Wilmot Rd in Tucson, AZ. This federal minimum security prison is operated by the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) to hold inmates who have been convicted to and sentenced for a federal crime through the US Department of Justice (DOJ).

Locate all federal inmates here. If you would like to speak with a case manager or counselor, call 520-663-5000.

USP Tucson is part of the Tucson Federal Correctional Complex (FCC). Its satellite camp provides labor for day-to-day operations of the federal prison complex. Inmates in the camp are housed in dormitories.

Health Services: Sick call, dental call, physical examinations, chronic care, medical and dental emergencies, medication, HIV testing, eyeglasses, eyeglasses, are available to the inmate population. Emergency medical care is available 24 hours a day.

Psychology Services: USP Tucson offers screening, assessment, and treatment of mental health and drug abuse problems, individual and group counseling, psycho-educational classes, self-help and supportive services, and referral to Health Services for medical treatment of mental illness. A Non-Residential Sex Offender Treatment Program (SOTP-NR) is also available, as is the Challenge Program for inmates who are prone to substance abuse, mental illness, and violence.

Residential Drug Abuse Program (RDAP): USP Tucson Camp and the camp do not house a Residential Drug Abuse Program (RDAP), but referrals can be made to institutions which do provide RDAP. The facility does provide Drug Education classes and a Non-Residential Drug Abuse Program (NR-DAP).

Education Services: USP Tucson offers GED and English-as-a-Second Language (ESL). Inmates who do not possess a GED or high school diploma are required to attend educational programming. Inmate Performance Pay is regulated by the inmate’s level of education. Those not having a verified GED/High School Diploma are restricted to Grade 4 compensation for their inmate work assignment. INEA-Mexican High School Diploma Program students can have concurrent enrolment in GED literacy and in INEA-Mexican High School Diploma Program. The Mexican Consulate offers certificates in primary and secondary education through the Education Department. The Mexican curriculum is a voluntary program open to any student wishing to receive accreditation from the Mexican Government in either program. The Education Department offers a variety of re-entry classes to assist inmates in making a productive reintegration into society. High school diplomas and post-secondary programs are available through paid correspondence programs.

Advanced Occupational Education: USP Tucson Camp provides advanced occupational education in Basic & Advanced Baking, Business Management, and ServSafe.

Apprenticeship: USP Tucson Camp offers apprenticeships in Cooking, Custodial Maintenance, Electrician, HVAC, Plumbing, and Pastry Cook. The camp does not offer any apprenticeships.

Library: USP Tucson Camp offers both a leisure and law library to inmates. The leisure library offers magazines, newspapers, fiction, nonfiction, and reference books. Inmates are provided access to legal materials and an opportunity to prepare legal documents through the use of the TRULINCS Electronic Law Library. A copying machine is available to reproduce materials needed for research. Electric typewriters are also available for inmate use.

Commissary: Inmates may use funds in their account to purchase items at the institution commissary, place funds on their inmate phone account, purchase TRU-Units for their TRULINCS account, or send funds in another manner. The monthly spending limit is $360.00. Popular items include ice cream, sodas, candy, food, clothing, electronics, and shoes.

Recreation Services: USP Tucson Camp provides a variety of leisure, wellness, and social programs to inmates. Leisure activities include organized and informal games, sports, physical fitness, table games, hobby crafts, music programs, intramural activities, social and cultural organizations, and movies. Art activities include paintings and sketches rendered in any of the usual media (e.g., oils, pastels, crayons, pencils, inks, and charcoal). Hobbycraft activities include models, crochet, knitting, mini sticks, beading, origami, etc. Wellness programs include screening, assessments, goal setting, and fitness/nutrition prescriptions and counseling.

Admissions and Orientation (A&O) Handbook - This document provides you with general information about the institution, programs, rules, and regulations that you will encounter during your confinement. Familiarizing yourself with this information and knowing your responsibilities will help you to adjust to institutional life.

Commissary List - In 1930 the Department of Justice authorized and established a Commissary at each Federal institution. The Commissary provides a bank type account for your money & for the procurement of articles not issued regularly as part of the institution's administration. Funds deposited by your family, friends, or other sources are stored in your commissary account that we maintain.

Inmate Legal Activities - This document outlines the procedures for access to legal reference materials and legal counsel and the opportunities that you will be afforded to prepare legal documents while incarcerated.

Inmate Locator

USP - Tucson Satellite Prison Camp is a facility in the federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) that publishes the names of the inmates currently in one of their locations nationwide. Your search should start with the first locator to see if your loved one is there. You will need the offender's first and last name and it must be spelled exactly. If you have a nine-digit BOP Inmate ID number (xxxxx-xxx)

If you cannot find your inmate in the federal search, the second box is the InmateAid Inmate Search. This database of inmates is all the inmates currently incarcerated in all prisons, jails and detention centers. You do not need to sign up to use this free inmate locator.

If you are looking for someone who has been recently taken into custody, you may access the Arrest Record Search feature, there is a cost for this fresh information

Covid Visitation Information

Please call 520-663-5000 prior to your visit to get the latest updates, time changes or visitation cancellations

Visitation Information

USP - Tucson Satellite Prison Camp - Minimum - Visiting Hours

  • Saturday 8:15am - 3:00pm
  • Sunday 8:15am - 3:00pm
  • Holidays 8:15am - 3:00pm

Visiting Information

  • Visiting Overview
    How to visit an inmate. This covers the basic fundamentals that apply to all of our institutions. The BOP welcomes visitors to our institutions. We remind all visitors to carefully review our visiting regulations and to observe any applicable state and local travel advisories in planning their visit.
  • Visiting Schedule & Procedures
    Official policy at USP Tucson outlines the specific regulations and procedures for visiting an inmate at this facility.

    Also available in Spanish: Regulaciones de Visitas

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