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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
RFP #6130
Request for Proposal: Criminal Background Investigation Services
Award Info Published Monday December 8, 2014
Awarded to:
Vendor: AccuSource, Inc., Corona, CA
Amount: An estimated $305,000
An estimated start date of 12/15/2014 through 6/30/2020
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 1
Six additional companies submitted proposals but did not qualify due to lack of State certifications. No minority goals were established with this procurement.
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 Tuesday October 28, 2014
The Bid Opening Date has been changed to Wednesday, November 5, 2014 @ 2:00 PM. Addendum #1 with Q&A is attached.
First published Thursday, October 16, 2014
Sealed proposals will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Wednesday November 5, 2014:

Purchasing Department
Campus Box 1012
Edwardsville, IL 62026

The Board of Trustees of Southern Illinois University seeks proposals for Criminal Background Investigation Services (CBIS) for various departments at the Edwardsville and Springfield campuses. The successful vendor will provide investigative services as requested and furnish reports to the individual office(s) requesting the investigation. One of the primary purposes is to provide pre-employment criminal background investigations in accordance with applicable federal and state statutes.

For additional information, contact:
Gina Grace
Purchasing Campus Box 1012
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1012
Phone: (618) 650-3522
FAX: (618) 650-3251
State Purchasing Officer - Steve Todt
Submit 5 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. Vendor may expect payment thirty to sixty days after receipt of invoice, unless otherwise stated in the bid documents. 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
  • 6130.pdf (421 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • 6130-Addendum1.pdf (107 KB)