Oshkosh Correctional Institution – Wisconsin

Looking for someone at Oshkosh Correctional Institution? Oshkosh Correctional Institution is a state prison in the state prison system in Wisconsin. This guide gives you information about everything one might want to know about Oshkosh Correctional Institution,such as: Find an inmate at Oshkosh Correctional Institution. Visitation policies and procedures. The address and phone number. How to send mail and money to an inmate at Oshkosh Correctional Institution. And more…

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General Prison Information

Official Name: Oshkosh Correctional Institution
State: Wisconsin
DOC: Wisconsin Department of Corrections

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Contact Information

Here you will find the mailing address and street address for Oshkosh Correctional Institution. Use the mailing address if you are going to send a package or letter to someone there, and use the street address if you need to know the actual location of Oshkosh Correctional Institution.

Mailing Address

You should read over the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures information below if you are going to mail a package or letter to someone in prison so that you properly address the item, and use the correct steps for mailing a package or letter. If you do not use the appropriate protocol, the letter or package could get sent back.

Oshkosh Correctional Institution
1730 West Snell Road
Oshkosh WI, 54903

Street Address / Prison location


Oshkosh Correctional Institution
1730 West Snell Rd PO Box 3530
Oshkosh WI, 54903-3530

Phone Number and Fax Number

Fax Number: / 2626

Map and Directions

Use this address if you are going to visit an inmate. Make sure to read over the Inmate Visitation Procedures and Inmate Visitation Schedule headings further down on this page before you visit an inmate here.

Oshkosh Correctional Institution
1730 West Snell Rd PO Box 3530
Oshkosh WI, 54903-3530


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Phone Number

Prisoners don’t have phones in their cells, so you won’t get to call an inmate, however, there are cases when it might be necessary to know the phone number to the facility.

State prison inmates can sometimes call out using various methods:

  • Calling Cards
  • Collect Calls
  • Dedicated Phone Line
  • Prison Calling Plan

Fax Number

Oshkosh Correctional Institution prisoners don’t have access to fax machines, so you won’t get to fax an inmate, but there are cases when it may be helpful to have the fax machine number to Oshkosh Correctional Institution.

/ 2626

Email Address

The email address below is the primary email address for the prison. You cannot reach prisoners using this address. If you want to find out how to send an email to a prisoner, check out the Inmate Email information on this page.

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Inmate and Staff Statistics

Total Inmates:
Total Staff:

Inmate Email

To email a letter to a prisoner at Oshkosh Correctional Institution you must use an exact process to make sure that the letter is received by your inmate.

Inmate Internet Access

State prisoners can’t access the internet.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

There are important rules that you have to follow when sending mail to a prisoner. If you do not then the letters and packages might not be received.

before you send a letter or package, be sure to read the sections below:

Mail Monitoring

Oshkosh Correctional Institution staff do open and inspect and read all received general mail and packages. Received general mail is read as frequently as deemed necessary to ensure security and safety or monitor a particular problem having to do with a certain inmate.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

This is the proper format for how you should address a package or letter to a state prison inmate at Oshkosh Correctional Institution:

Oshkosh Correctional Institution
1730 West Snell Road
Oshkosh WI, 54903

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Inmate Money

Every state correctional institution has a Commissary which was created to provide prisoners a bank-like account for prisoner funds and for buying items not issued by the correctional facility.

How to Send an Inmate Money

Friends, family, or other people can deposit funds to prisoner’s Commissary accounts using Western Union or by mail.

Via U.S. Postal Service: An inmate’s family and friends can choose to send inmates funds by way of postal mail and will have to send it to the address below and follow the policies written below:

The deposit have to be in the form of a money order made out to the prisoner’s full committed name and complete eight-digit register number. It is advisable to use a U.S. Postal Service money order, since all non-postal money orders processed through the National Lockbox will be kept for a 15-day hold period, during which the prisoner will not have access to the depsoit. The Bureau of Prisons will return to the sender any funds that don’t have appropriate inmate information but only if the envelope it was sent it has a valid return address. Cash and checks cannot be accepted so do not send cash or checks.

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Inmate Locator

State prisoners are frequently transported to different prison facilities in the state, so you might need to locate what facility an inmate is at using the inmate locator. Click on the link here to look up an state prison inmate.
Inmate Search

To find other Wisconsin state prisons: Wisconsin State Prisons

Inmate Visitation

Before you go to visit an inmate at Oshkosh Correctional Institution, you must know this info:

  • Visitation Schedule
  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Application

Inmate Visitation Schedule

Inmate Visitor Procedures

Each Wisconsin state prison has its own procedures for visitation and these rules change frequently. The information listed here might be out of date when you are reading this, so you should also go to Oshkosh Correctional Institution’s website to find the latest visitation procedures.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

The entrance officer ensures every visitor signs the prisoner visitors log before they enter the prison and upon leaving.

Identification Required

Positive picture ID of visitors will be required. Appropriate forms of id are Driver’s License and Social Security Card; however, a state picture id is OK.

For all of the things listed below, check out the main prison website because this information is changed all the time:

  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Dress Code
  • Things You Can and Cannot Take to Visitation
  • Special Rules For Childred, Special Visits, Pastoral or Attorney Visits

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Prison Records

Info about Oshkosh Correctional Institution records coming.

Such as:

  • Inmate records
  • Health records.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Death Row

More information about Oshkosh Correctional Institution death row to be added later.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.


More information about Wisconsin parole will be posted ASAP.

For example:

  • Parole hearings.
  • Review boards.
  • Who qualifies for parole.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.


Info about release procedures will be posted ASAP.

Inmate Programs

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Prison Life

Information about life at Oshkosh Correctional Institution coming.

  • Activities.
  • Daily schedule and routine.
  • Recreational facilities available.
  • What’s allowed, and what’s not allowed.
  • What the food is like.
  • What to expect.
  • Jobs and work release available.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.


Oshkosh Correctional Institution news coming.


A section with photos of Oshkosh Correctional Institution will be posted ASAP.

For example, photos of:

  • Cells at Oshkosh Correctional Institution
  • The yard.
  • What inmates wear at Oshkosh Correctional Institution.

If you have any photos of Oshkosh Correctional Institution that you would like to share, please contact us using the ‘Contact’ link at the bottom of the page.

Prison Jobs & Hiring

Looking for a prison job? Have experience? Have you worked at a correctional facility previously?

If so, go to:

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The official website:

Victim Resources

Important Note: If you, or someone you know, are in immediate danger, call 911.

Victim’s Rights

The Victim Rights Act grants victims the following rights:

  • Victims have the right to protection from the accused.
  • Victims have the right to notification.
  • Victims have the right to attend proceedings.
  • Victims have the right to speak at criminal justice proceedings.
  • Victims have the right to consult with the prosecuting attorney.
  • Victims have the right to restitution.
  • Victims have the right to a speedy trial.
  • Victims have the right to be treated with fairness, dignity and respect.

The definition of victim includes:

  • Spouses and children of all victims.
  • Parents and guardians of minor victims.
  • Parents, guardians and siblings of mentally or physically incapacitated victims or victims of homicide.
  • Foster parents or other caregivers, under certain circumstances.

There are a number of services and programs designed to help victims and their families. You can find out about these services by contacting the courthouse, or local law enforcement agency.

Victim Notification

The Department of Justice Victim Notification System (VNS) is a system that provides victims with information pertaining to their case and/or any defendants in the case. You will receive a Victim Identification Number (VIN) and a Personal Identification Number (PIN) that will allow you to access VNS via the internet or by phone. Here, you will find information about future court hearings, historical court events, and detailed information about the defendant. This will include criminal charges filed, the outcome of charges, sentence imposed, custody location, projected release date and any other release information. The VNS website is updated daily. You will also receive any ongoing information by mail or email.

Have you, a family member or friend ever used the Victim Notification System? If so, was it effective? Did you get the information in a timely manner? Was the system difficult to use? We would like to hear from you, so please post any comments here.

Click here to tell your story

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Family Resources

More information about Oshkosh Correctional Institution inmate family resources coming.


A history section to be added later.

Such as:

  • Famous Oshkosh Correctional Institution inmates.
  • Escapes and prison breaks.
  • Executions.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.


Information About Other Wisconsin State Prisons: Wisconsin State Prisons

Oshkosh Correctional Institution Links

The official website:

Wisconsin Department of Corrections Links

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Tell Your Story – Write a Review of Oshkosh Correctional Institution

Have you ever been a prisoner in Oshkosh Correctional Institution? Do you know someone that is an inmate there? Have you ever visited a prisoner at Oshkosh Correctional Institution?

If your answer is yes, then you should write a review about it. Write down what you experienced because other people can find out what to expect.

Things you might want to write in what you write:

  • Facility conditions
  • Prison layout and facility
  • Guards and staff
  • Prison food and commissary
  • Visitation
  • Inmates
  • Prisoner safety
  • Gangs
  • Activities and programs

If you are currently an inmate at this prison, post your mailing address if you want people to be able to mail you.

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