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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Eastern Illinois University
RFP #BX022188

Request for Proposal: CART and VRI services

This solicitation will not be awarded
Published Wednesday September 30, 2020
The University is issuing this non-award per 4.2040(c)(B) as some proposals are not responsive, that is, does not conform in all material respects to the solicitation, including submission requirements, all otherwise acceptable bids or proposals received are at clearly unreasonable prices [4.2040(b)(G)]. A new bid will be posted at a later date.
This notice has been modified
Published Monday April 20, 2020
Additional Q&A are now attached.
This notice has been modified
Published Thursday April 16, 2020
Pre-bid Q&A are now attached as amendment 3, along with the pre-bid sign in sheet.
This notice has been modified
Published Wednesday April 8, 2020
DATE CHANGE: Pre-bid conference call will be held 04/14/20 at 10:00 AM, due to a scheduling conflict. The bid due date shall change to May 12, 2020. See Amendment 2 for some helpful links.
This notice has been modified
Published Thursday April 2, 2020
Bid opening Announcement attached, along with Q&A and State of Illinois requirements. Reminder: Pre-bid conference call is 04/09/2020 at 10:00 AM. The bid opening date will remain the same at April 17, 2020.
This notice has been modified
Published Monday March 30, 2020
Updated the Proposal Due Date to April 16,2020 in the notice. Pre-proposal conference scheduled for April 9, 2020 at 10:00 AM by call-in.
First published Thursday, March 26, 2020
Sealed proposals will be accepted below until 2:00 PM, Tuesday May 12, 2020:
At the following address:
Procurement, Disbursements & Contract Services
1135 Old Main
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920-3099
The University is seeking qualified firms to provide services on an as needed basis, for students who do not use sign language or when we are unable to secure a qualified on-site sign language interpreter. The selected vendors will provide service in one or more of the following areas: Remote Communication Access Real-time Translation (CART), Video Remote Interpreting (VRI)

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Susan Propst
1135 Old Main
Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920
Phone: (217) 581-5998
FAX: (217) 581-6015
Chief Procurement Officer - Ben Bagby
State Purchasing Officer - Constance Ratliff
Submit 3 copies of the response as defined in the specifications.
The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof.
Vendor may expect payment thirty to sixty days after receipt of invoice, unless otherwise stated in the bid documents.
This procurement may be contingent on Board of Trustees approval.
Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals, if applicable.
There is a 5 percent BEP goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.

This transaction is subject to the State Board of Elections registration and certification requirements of Public Act 095-0971.

The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.

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Specification Documents
  • BX022188amendment1.pdf (157 KB)
  • BX022188amendment2.pdf (24 KB)
  • BX022188amendment3.pdf (66 KB)
  • BX022188amendment4.pdf (67 KB)
  • BX022188CARTVRI.docx (112 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • BX022188prebidsignin.pdf (2 MB)