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Northeastern Illinois University
RFP #UCC2016

Request for Proposal: University Campus Card

Renewal Info
Published Wednesday February 17, 2021
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: The CBORD Group, Inc.
Amount: An estimated $82,000
Renewal: 1st and 2nd of 3, 7/1/2021 through 6/30/2023
Pricing Changes: 
Price increase is based on the Consumer Price Index, US City Average, All Items, All Urban Consumers. Renewal Year 1 increase is 3%. Renewal Year 2 increase will be based on the same CPI and will be calculated at the beginning of year two of the renewal.
Service/Product Changes: 
Potential Future Renewals: $50,000
Comments: There was no BEP participation in the original contract. The CBORD Group, Inc. requested a BEP waiver due to the proprietary nature of their system. BEP waiver is approved.
The buyer for this procurement is now Victoria Santiago , (773) 442-5301.
The Chief Procurement Officer for this procurement is now John Donato.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Nicole Krneta Rogers.
The University has taken into account 30 ILCS 575/8i of the BEP Act in conducting this renewal.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.

Award Info Published Thursday April 14, 2016

The CBORD Group, Inc.Ithaca, NY

  • Amount: An amount not to exceed $273,664
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 5/16/2016 through 6/30/2021
  • Renewals: 3 one-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $150,000

Unsuccessful respondents (2)

Buyer for this procurement: Rosalinda Castillo, (773) 442-5301

State purchasing officer for this procurement: Nicole Krneta Rogers

There was no BEP requirement contained in this solicitation.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.

First published Thursday, January 14, 2016
Sealed proposals will be accepted below until 10:00 AM, Monday February 15, 2016:
At the following address:
Purchasing Department
Building C, 4th Floor
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625-4699
Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU or University) is requesting qualified vendors to submit proposals for the solution and implementation of a single and centrally managed online one-card University Campus Wide Identification (ID) card and Transaction System designed for ease of use and minimal system maintenance that will provide access to products, services, and activities. This card should integrate with a variety of existing NEIU systems including, but not limited to, its door access system (IdentiCard), ERP system (Ellucian Banner), library services using Bar Code readers, pay-for-printing (PaperCut), cafeteria services, vending, bookstore, other areas using bar code readers for services including student health services and counseling, campus recreation and housing solutions.

A Pre-Submittal Conference is scheduled to be held at 9:30 a.m. local time on Friday, January 22, 2016 in Room 216 located in the Student Union. Vendors may attend in-person or by telephone. The call-in telephone number is 773-442-4500.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Rosalinda Castillo
Northeastern Illinois University
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625-4699
Phone: (773) 442-5301
FAX: (773) 442-5314
State Purchasing Officer - Nicole Krneta Rogers
Submit 12 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.
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 no BEP goal for this procurement.

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
  • UCC2016.pdf (1 MB)
Other Public Documents
  • Addendum1.pdf (79 KB)
  • Pre-SubmittalRFPSignInSheet.pdf (356 KB)
  • RFPUCC2016SubmittalTab.pdf (52 KB)
  • UCC2016Attachment1.xlsx (77 KB)