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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Bid #R041118
Invitation for Bid: Printing of Student Recruitment Material
Award Info Published Monday May 7, 2018
Awarded to:
Vendor: Dreamworks SGC LLC, Glenview, IL
Amount: An estimated $218,663
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 6
Low bid $87,990.48 was incomplete.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
This notice has been modified
Published Monday April 30, 2018
Please note changes in delivery dates for Student Life Piece in Addendum 3.
This notice has been modified
Published Friday April 27, 2018
Please note revised specifications for all envelopes in Addendum 2. Bid opening has been extended to Friday, May 4, 2018 at 2:00 P.M.
This notice has been modified
Published Friday April 13, 2018
Please download addendum for amended bid information.
First published Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Friday May 4, 2018:

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

Southern Illinois University Carbondale is accepting bids for the printing of 60,000 Roadpieces, 11,000 Welcome packs and envelopes, 70,000 Inquiry books (two versions) and envelopes, and 500,000 Student Lifepiece and envelopes. Please read the entire solicitation package and submit your bid in accordance with the instructions. All forms and signature areas contained in the solicitation package must be completed in full and submitted along with any technical response and the pricing proposal, which combined will constitute the bid.
Please include your Illinois Procurement Gateway registration number. If you are not registered, it is highly recommended that you do so. You may register at You do not have to be registered at the time of the bid opening to be in compliance.
PLEASE NOTE: The Procurement office will be relocating to 900 S. Normal Avenue, Woody Hall, Room 449, Carbondale, IL 62901. If you will be sending your bid during the period of April 23rd-May 2nd, please contact Missy Carter at 618-453-5516 or at to confirm the delivery of your bid. If you are planning on attending the public bid opening and delivering your bid before 2:00, please give yourself plenty of time to locate parking for this new location.

For additional information, contact:
Betty Rouse
Phone: (618) 453-5751
FAX: (618) 453-6714
State Purchasing Officer - Steve Todt
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. The contract(s) for this solicitation could exceed $50,000 annually.

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
  • R041118RecruitmentPrintingFY18-FY19.docx (93 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • ADDENDUM1R041118PrintingofStudentRecruitmentMaterial.pdf (64 KB)
  • ADDENDUM2R041118PrintingofStudentRecruitmentMaterial.pdf (562 KB)
  • ADDENDUM3R041118PrintingofStudentRecruitmentMaterial.pdf (74 KB)
Public Opening Documents
  • BidSummaryR041118.pdf (246 KB)
  • BidtabforR041118.pdf (478 KB)