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Alvin S Glenn Detention Center Visitation Center

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Last Updated: June 24,2022

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Covid Visitation Information

As of March 18, 2020, registration and visitation rules have changed to protect inmates at Alvin S Glenn Detention Center and their loved ones during the COVID-19 outbreak. At this time, there are no in-person visits for family and friends due to the COVID-19 situation. Video visitation is available; details can be found below or call 803-576-3200.


  • All visits through the video visitation system require the visitor to establish a user account.

Visitation Hours

Alvin S Glenn Detention Center - Visitation at 201 John Mark Dial Dr, Columbia, SC

  • Monday 9am - 6pm
  • Tuesday 9am - 6pm
  • Wednesday 9am - 6pm
  • Thursday 9am - 6pm
  • Friday 9am - 6pm

All visits are non-contact and conducted through a glass partition. This facility may also have a video visitation option, please call 803-576-3200 for more information and updates to the current rules and regulations.

Inmates are allowed 2 visitors per day

General Visitation Information

Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center - Visitation

Visitation is Monday through Friday 8:15 am to 8:30 pm except during mealtime, shift changes and lockdown periods.

  • Each inmate is permitted to choose themselves a single one hour visitation time slot per week
  • Only two visitors are allowed to visit an inmate at one time
  • Persons under the age of 18 are counted as one of the visitors
  • Visitors must be properly dressed (detention staff has final say)
  • Visitors and guests must have a photo ID for identification
  • Attorney visitation may be conducted privately in the attorney visitation room or in the unit multi-purpose room areas