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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Northeastern Illinois University
SoleSource #ERP2016
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Change Order
Published Monday September 16, 2019
Vendor: Ellucian Support, Inc.
Change Order Amount: $0

This change order is to give notice of an assignment of contract from Ellucian Support, Inc. to Ellucian Company, L.P. There is no change to the cost of this sole source.
The Chief Procurement Officer for this procurement is now Ben Bagby.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Catherine Bradbury.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Award Info Published Tuesday January 26, 2016
Awarded to:
Vendor: Ellucian Support, Inc., Malvern, PA
Amount: $5,078,642
An estimated start date of 3/1/2016 through 2/28/2024, 96 months
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
The hearing has been cancelled
Published Monday November 2, 2015
The hearing has been cancelled since no vendors registered to attend or submitted comments regarding this notice.
First published Monday, October 19, 2015
The University awarded a contract for licensing and support for Banner ERP software to Ellucian Support, Inc., Malvern, PA, for $5,078,642.
Licensing, maintenance and support for Banner baseline ERP software includes the student, finance, HR, payroll, financial aid, document management and enterprise portal systems. Also incuded is the Application Specific Full Use (ASFU) Oracle license, maintenance and support for management of the underlying database system.

Ellucian is the only authorized vendor to provide maintenance and support services for which it is the exclusive licensor of Banner software products for the higher education marketplace. Further, Ellucian is also the exclusive U.S. licensor of Application Specific Full Use (ASFU) Oracle software products for use with Ellucian software.
The University has determined that this purchase is only economically available from this source because the procurement is software license, upgrade or maintenance.

For additional information, contact:
Robert Filipp
Phone: (773) 442-5308
FAX: (773) 442-5314
State Purchasing Officer - Aaron M. Finder

We will hold a public hearing at the date, time and location specified below, if we receive a request to testify regarding the sole source determination. We will also hold a hearing if any vendor submits a signed statement showing the capability to provide the stated supplies/services at or below the amount indicated.

The public hearing allows any interested party the opportunity to testify for or against the sole source determination as described in this notice. The purpose of the hearing is to receive information from the public in a reasonable manner. Formal rules of evidence will not apply. The hearing officer will produce minutes of the hearing and may record it in order to aid in the production of the minutes. After conclusion of the hearing we will decide whether the sole source determination was appropriate.

We must receive any request to testify and any vendor statement no later than the registration date and time indicated below. If we do not receive a timely request or statement, we will not hold the hearing. We reserve the right to cancel the procurement prior to any scheduled hearing. Please confirm the status of the hearing with the Hearing Contact.

November 4, 2015
12:00 PM
Stratton Building
Room 511
401 S. Spring Street
Springfield, IL

Hearing Contact:
Aaron M. Finder
Phone:(217) 720-7105
Date, time, and location are subject to change and/or cancellation. It is the responsibility of potential participants to confirm these details prior to attendance.

Registration Deadline:
October 30, 2015
Register with:
Aaron M. Finder
Phone:(217) 558-3050
Fax:(217) 558-5407

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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Sole Source Justification
  • ERP2016Part1.pdf (415 KB)
Sole Source Justification Part 2
  • ERP2016Part2.pdf (60 KB)