Public Higher Education Bulletin
Chief Procurement Office launches new website
The Chief Procurement Office for Higher Education is pleased to announce that a new website has been launched called "Pathway to Procurement". Illinois' Pathway to Procurement is a collaborative resource compiled to assist vendors in doing business with the public universities and agencies of the State of Illinois. You can visit the website at: http://www.illinois.gov/cpo/PathwayToProcurement.. You can also find us on Facebook by searching for @PathwayToProcurement.
Northern Illinois University Diversity Fair
Northern Illinois Univeristy will hold a Diversity Supplier Fair on Wednesday, October 5th, 2016 from 9 a.m to 1 p.m. Please see the attached flier for more information.
All vendors who wish to bid on State of Illinois public university contracts must:
- Be a legal entity authorized to do business in Illinois in conformance with the Illinois Secretary of State
- Register with the Illinois State Board of Elections
- Hold a current Bidder Eligibility Number from the Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR)
To download solicitation documents, receive E-mail notifications of opportunities, and take advantage of other vendor services, vendors are encouraged to register for a My Bulletin account.
For more information about these and other vendor requirements, refer to Doing Business with Universities.