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University of Illinois System
SoleSource #9JWS20R0387517
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Award Info Published Friday April 19, 2019
Awarded to:
Vendor: Kuali Inc., Lehi, UT
Amount: An amount not to exceed $233,316
An estimated start date of 7/1/2019 through 6/30/2022, 36 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 April 15, 2019
The hearing has been cancelled since no vendors registered to attend or submitted comments regarding this notice.
First published Wednesday, March 27, 2019
The University awarded a contract for Kuali Research-Code Access and Maintenance Support to Kuali Inc., Lehi, UT, for an amount not to exceed $233,316.
Access to Kuali Research continuously delivered code base, support though Kuali Research support portal, and participation in user groups and the community forum.
The University has determined that this purchase is only economically available from this source because the procurement is software license, upgrade or maintenance. Kuali research is a software that simplifies the grant administration process from proposals through award and compliance. The support agreement provides University of Illinois System (UIUC, UIS, UIC) the access to the Kuali Research continuously delivered code base, support through Kuali Research support portal, participation in user groups and the community forum, and access to Kuali Research product roadmap. Kuali Research software is critical to the support of the research activities of the University and the University uses the software for grant administration from proposals through award and compliance.

For additional information, contact:
Jay Simpson
System Purchasing and Support Services
507 E Green Street
Suite 501, MC-407
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 265-0434
State Purchasing Officer - Ashley Stewart

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.

April 17, 2019
2:00 PM
Stratton Building
Room 511
401 S. Spring Street
Springfield, IL

Hearing Contact:
Ashley Stewart
Phone:(217) 970-0986
Potential participants are requested to call ahead to verify location and get directions. 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:
April 12, 2019
Register with:
Ashley Stewart
Phone:(217) 970-0986

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
  • 9JWS20R0387517.pdf (2 MB)
Sole Source Justification Part 2
  • 9JWS20R0387517PT2.pdf (36 KB)