Illinois State University
Request for Proposal: eCommerce Solution
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents:
Vendor: Touchnet Information Systems, Inc, Lenexa, KS
Amount: An estimated $1,343,891
An estimated start date of 3/1/2017 through 2/28/2022
Potential Future Renewals:
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Constance Ratliff.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
This modification is to provide responses to the additional questions received. See attached file SR032916-Addendum3.docx
The bid opening date has been changed to April 5, 2016. Questions will continue to be received through March 25, 2016. Questions already received are addressed within this addendum along with some additional clarifications.
This modification is to provide a reminder to vendors about State of Illinois requirements for submitting a bid. See the attached file: ADD1-StateofIllinoisRequirementsReminder.docx
The bid opening date has been changed to March 29, 2016 as per the Specifications.
First published Friday, March 4, 2016
Sealed proposals will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Tuesday April 5, 2016:
Illinois State University at Uptown Crossing
1220 Campus Box
100 South Fell Avenue, Suite D
Normal, IL 61790
The University is seeking an ecommerce Solution. The services needed include an integrated student billing system, online marketplace, and payment gateway. The solution should provide excellent customer service for the University's students, staff, and other authorized users. The solicitation will include administrative and functional specifications, prescribed security specifications and policies, implementation and training schedules, and a comprehensive disaster recovery plan. The University's goal is to partner with a third party vendor with proven experience with Higher Education institutions and integration with Oracle PeopleSoft and other University systems.
For additional information, contact:
State Purchasing Officer - Tom Sestak
There is a 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.