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Southern Illinois University Carbondale
RFP #L206138-0002M
Request for Proposal: Recruitment in India
This procurement has been cancelled
Published Monday April 21, 2014
It has been determined to be in the best interest of the University to cancel this solicitation as SIUC no longer requires the supplies or services at a level that requires the use of a Request for Proposal.
First published Thursday, April 3, 2014
Sealed proposals will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Wednesday April 30, 2014:

Procurement Services
113 Wakeland Hall, MC-6813
1215 Douglas Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901

The Center for International Education (CIE) at Southern Illinois University Carbondale is seeking one or more vendors to further establish the University's brand recognition in India and increase the Indian Student population.
Registration for conducting business with the State of Illinois: (30 ILCS 500/20-43) Sec. 20-43. Bidder or offeror authorized to do business in Illinois. In addition to meeting any other requirement of law or rule, a person (other than an individual acting as a sole proprietor) may qualify as a bidder or offeror under this Code only if the person is a legal entity authorized to do business in Illinois prior to submitting the bid, offer, or proposal. Do not confuse this requirement with the Board of Elections certification. You may register to do business at Failure to be in compliance at the time of bid opening will result in your bid being considered non-responsive.
State Board of Elections Certification: INSTRUCTIONS: Any firm or individual who wishes to submit a bid or proposal in response to this solicitation must make the certification below. If you do not make the certification below (and attach a copy of the certificate of registration from the State Board of Elections, if required), your bid or proposal may not be accepted by the University. Note: If you do $50,000 worth of business annually with the State of Illinois, including the state universities, you are required to register with the State Board of Elections and obtain from them a certificate confirming your registration. Responses to Invitations to Bid, Requests for Proposals, Requests for Information, and all other types of procurement solicitations are included in the calculation of this $50,000 annual amount, whether you receive a resulting award or not. If you do less than $50,000 worth of business annually, you may be exempt from the registration requirement. Please refer to the State Board of Elections website ( for more specific information on whether you are required to register or not. Information on how to submit copies of the registration certificate to the Chief Procurement Officer for Higher Education is available at the Illinois Public Higher Education Procurement Bulletin website ( ).
When downloading the Request for Proposal, please also download the W-9.

For additional information, contact:
Tina Logan
Phone: (618) 453-5751
FAX: (618) 453-6714
State Purchasing Officer - Steve Todt
Submit 4 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. 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
  • L206138-0002M.docx (217 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • W-9andBAF.pdf (542 KB)