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Wisconsin Department of Employee Trust Funds

 

Hill Farms State Office Building

About

Hill Farms Building SignETF consolidated its operations and services into the new Hill Farms State Office Building, effective March 30, 2018. (Press Release)

Location:
Department of Employee Trust Funds
North Tower, 8th Floor
Hill Farms State Office Building
4822 Madison Yards Way
Madison, WI 53705-9100

See Contact Us for business hours, telephone numbers and other ways to contact us.

The ETF reception area is on the 8th floor, which requires security access. Members and other visitors will need to sign in at the security desk on the first-floor lobby and receive a visitor security badge. There is guest Wi-Fi and free parking in the adjacent parking garage for members with group or individual appointments.

The Hill Farms building and parking garage are non-smoking facilities.

Information for Visitors

Visiting ETF Visual Aid: Getting from the Parking Ramp to Your Appointment.

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Hill Farms Security DeskMembers with group or individual appointments should:

  • Allow up to 15 minutes before your scheduled appointment for parking and making your way to the ETF reception desk on the 8th floor of the north tower
  • Bring in your parking garage ticket and get it validated at the ETF reception desk to receive free parking (scheduled individual/group appointments only)
  • Use the main entrance of the building and follow signs to the security desk of the north tower
  • Check in at the security desk on the first-floor lobby and receive your visitor access badge
  • Place your badge on the turnstile sensor to enter the elevator bank
  • In the elevator, place your badge on the sensor and then select the 8th floor to go to the ETF reception area
  • After visiting, drop your badge off at the security desk on the first floor

All other visitors should:

  • Allow up to 15 minutes before your scheduled appointment for parking and making your way to the ETF reception desk on the 8th floor of the north tower
  • If using the parking garage: Pay an hourly parking fee of $2 per hour after the initial 30-minutes free period
  • Use the main entrance of the building and follow signs to the security desk of the north tower
  • Check in at the security desk on the first-floor lobby and receive your visitor access badge
  • Place your badge on the turnstile sensor to enter the elevator bank
  • In the elevator, place your badge on the sensor and then select the 8th floor to go to the ETF reception area
  • After visiting, drop your badge off at the security desk on the first floor

You do not need an appointment to drop off or pick up forms. You will need to:

  • Use the main entrance of the building and follow signs to the security desk of the north tower
  • If using the parking garage: Pay an hourly parking fee of $2 per hour after the initial 30-minutes free period
  • Check in at the security desk on the first-floor lobby and receive your visitor access badge
  • Place your badge on the turnstile sensor to enter the elevator bank
  • In the elevator, place your badge on the sensor and then select the 8th floor to go to the ETF reception area
  • After visiting, drop your badge off at the security desk on the first floor

 

In Madison: Travel west along University Avenue, turn left onto Segoe Road. Turn right onto Sheboygan Avenue. Enter the driveway for the parking garage. Once in the parking garage and to access the Hill Farms building, exit through the northeast doors by the elevators, cross Madison Yards Way, and access the main entrance located on the east side. Use Google Maps for the parking garage at 4866 Sheboygan Ave, Madison, WI

From the West/Middleton: Travel east along University Avenue, turn right onto Whitney Way. Take a left onto Old Middleton Road. Madison Yards Way is the 2nd road on the right. Guest drop-off is available at the front of the south entrance as well as access to the north entrance to the parking garage. Once in the parking garage and to access the Hill Farms building, exit through the northeast doors by the elevators, cross Madison Yards Way, and access the main entrance located on the east side. Use Google Maps for 4822 Madison Yards Way, Madison, WI

From the Beltline (US 12/14): Exit north onto Whitney Way. Drive 2 miles and take a right onto Old Middleton Road. Madison Yards Way is the 2nd road on the right. Guest drop-off is available at the front of the south entrance as well as access to the north entrance to the parking garage. Once in the parking garage and to access the Hill Farms building, exit through the northeast doors by the elevators, cross Madison Yards Way, and access the main entrance located on the east side. Use Google Maps for 4822 Madison Yards Way, Madison, WI

Bus Routes, Schedules and Locations: For information, visit the City of Madison’s website.

Walking Paths: There are two walking paths – one from Sheboygan Avenue along the west side of the parking garage connecting the Sheboygan Avenue bus stop to Madison Yards Way and building access. The other is off Old Middleton Road, past the loading dock area and around the south tower.

Guest Drop-off and Pick-up: Anyone dropping off or picking up persons at the Hill Farms building will need to use the building’s south entrance across from the parking garage. Drivers will access this point by taking the Old Middleton Road entrance at the northwest corner of the building and following it around to the south entrance. The road dead ends so drivers must turn around just past the drop-off point and exit the way they came or enter the north entrance to the parking garage. Use Google Maps for 4822 Madison Yards Way, Madison, WI

Hill Farms Parking GarageVehicles, Motorcycles and Mopeds
Parking is available on neighborhood side streets and in the seven-story parking garage conveniently located across from the north and south towers of the Hill Farms building. The parking garage is open for public access from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday-Friday (excluding holidays).

  • There are two entrances and exits to the parking garage – one on the north and west end.
  • Parking garage stalls for visitors are located on the ground and 1st floor of the parking garage.
  • Visitor stalls are labeled.
  • Handicap visitor parking is located on the ground floor of the parking garage. There is also limited, free handicap visitor parking at the front of the Hill Farms building.
  • Mopeds should be parked in the parking garage. Mopeds may not park in the bicycle rack areas.

 

Visitor Parking Rates
The parking garage is free for members who have a scheduled individual or group appointment. Please be sure to bring in your parking garage ticket for validation at the ETF reception desk.

For members who do not have a scheduled appointment and other visitors using the parking garage, there will be an hourly parking fee after the initial 30-minutes free period. Visitors may pay by credit card at exit or pay at a pay station at the first-floor parking garage elevator lobby.

Hill Farms Parking Garage Rates
1st 30 minutes Free
Per Hour $2.00
Daily Rate $12.00
Lost Ticket Fee $25.00

 

Bikes
Free bike parking is available in two locations, including:

  • Covered bike racks in the ground level, northeast corner of the parking garage
  • Open bike racks by the east side entrance of the Hill Farms building

In addition to the Department of Employee Trust Funds, the following agencies occupy the Hill Farms State Office Building:

  • Department of Administration-Division of Hearings and Appeals
  • Department of Financial Institutions
  • Department of Safety and Professional Services
  • Department of Transportation
  • Higher Education Aids Board
  • Office of the Commissioner of Railroads
  • Public Service Commission