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Visitor Information for Hill Farms State Office Building

DFI offices are located in the Hill Farms State Office Building.

Location:
Department of Financial Institutions
North Tower, 4th 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 DFI.
The DFI reception area is on the 4th floor, which requires security access. Visitors will need to check in at the security desk on the first-floor lobby and receive a visitor security badge. The Hill Farms building and parking garage are non-smoking facilities.

Visitor Info

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When visiting DFI, you should:

  • Allow up to 15 minutes before your scheduled appointment for parking and making your way to the DFI reception desk on the 4th floor of the North Tower
  • Use the main entrance of the building (across from the parking garage) 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
  • Scan your badge and enter through the security turnstile leading to the North Tower elevators
  • Take the elevators to the DFI reception area on the 4th floor

Hill Farms Map

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 Metro Bus 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.

Vehicles, 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 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday-Friday (excluding holidays).
  • There are two entrances and exits to the parking garage – on the north and west ends.
  • 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.

Hill Farms Parking Garage Rates

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.
  • 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 Financial Institutions, the following agencies occupy the Hill Farms State Office Building:

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