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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Illinois Public Higher Education Cooperative

Request for Proposal: Travel Service Agencies

This solicitation will not be awarded
Published Friday March 5, 2021
IPHEC did not receive any responsive responses for this solicitation. As a result, IPHEC is issuing a non-award for IPHEC2138 under section 4.2040 c)1)B) of the Higher Education Procurement rules.
This notice has been modified
Published Wednesday March 3, 2021
Addendum 3 contains Zoom information to witness the opening of this solicitation. This is an optional meeting. Attendance is not required.
This notice has been modified
Published Tuesday February 23, 2021
Addendum 2 to correct electronic bidding instructions for file names and uploads.
This notice has been modified
Published Friday February 19, 2021
Addendum 1 addresses questions received during the question and answer period.
First published Friday, January 29, 2021
Sealed proposals will be accepted below until 2:00 PM, Thursday March 4, 2021:
At the following address:
Illinois Public Higher Education Cooperative
1817 S. Neil Street
Suite 212
Champaign, IL 61820
via Electronic Bidding
IPHEC is seeking proposals from qualified firms (Respondents) to provide travel agency services on an as-needed basis.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Kayci Puckett
Illini Union Book Store
807 S. Wright Street
Suite 340
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 244-9177
Chief Procurement Officer - John Donato
State Purchasing Officer - Geno Marchizza
The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof.
Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals, if applicable.
There is a 20 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
  • IPHEC2138Addendum1.pdf (151 KB)
  • IPHEC2138Addendum2.pdf (182 KB)
  • IPHEC2138TravelAgencyServices.pdf (753 KB)
  • IPHEC2138TravelPriceFile.xlsx (10 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • IPHEC2138Addendum3.pdf (66 KB)