Oakhill Correctional Institution

OCI Front Entrance Photo

Cheryl Eplett,
Warden

608-835-3101
608-835-6090 Fax


Visiting Information:

Inmate Handbook:
*Notice to Visitors*: Regular Saturday visits are cancelled on March 9 and March 16, 2019.  These visiting days will be held instead on Tuesday, March 12 and March 19, 2019, from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. for general population inmates and 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. for restrictive housing inmates.  The regular visiting schedule will resume on Wednesday, March 20.  You may contact the institution for further clarification, if needed.

Purpose Statement

The purpose of Oakhill Correctional Institution (OCI) is to maintain the safe and secure custody of minimum security offenders in a responsive, supportive, equitable and quality environment.  The primary emphasis is to prepare offenders for release into the community by providing education, treatment programs, work release opportunities and pre-release programming.


Institution Information

OCI was originally opened as the Wisconsin School for Girls in June 1941. It is listed as a historical site in the State Historical Society Register. OCI also operates the Security Unit at UW Hospitals and Clinics. This is a maximum security 10 bed in-patient unit, where inmates for all Wisconsin correctional facilities are sent for specialized medical care.