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University of Illinois at Chicago
SoleSource #489JMG
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Change Order
Published Tuesday August 6, 2019
Vendor: University of Chicago
Change Order Amount: $0

The university is requesting to amend the effective dates of sole source #489JMG to align with our State Funding Year (7/1 - 6/30). There will be no additional cost.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Catherine Bradbury.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Award Info Published Thursday May 16, 2019
Awarded to:
Vendor: University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $180,000
An estimated start date of 5/5/2018 through 5/4/2021, 36 months
1 three-year
Potential Future Renewals: None
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 March 26, 2018
The hearing has been cancelled since no vendors registered to attend or submitted comments regarding this notice.
First published Wednesday, March 7, 2018
The University awarded a contract for access to University of Chicago's CRSP to University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, for an estimated $180,000.
Subscription and access to University of Chicago's Center for Research in Security Prices (CRSP). The College of Business has incorporated the CRSP subscription and access into many instructional courses utilized by all instructors and approximately 744 students each semester. It is a critical educational tool. The CRSP subscription access dates back to 1925 and has many (more than 500 entity subscribers) government, schools and agency subscribers.

Extensive networking and collaboration with colleagues has led to the conclusion that no other provider exists in the marketplace. The indexes exclusively available from CRSP are significantly integrated into the educational coursework so that the students are provided with the latest technology access for financial resource purposes.
The University has determined that this purchase is only economically available from this source because the compatibility of equipment, accessories, replacement parts, or service is a paramount consideration.

For additional information, contact:
Janielle Graham
809 S. Marshfield Ave.
3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 413-2816
FAX: (312) 996-3135
State Purchasing Officer - Margaret van Dijk

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.

March 28, 2018
3:00 PM
Stratton Building
Room 511
401 S. Spring Street
Springfield, IL

Hearing Contact:
Margaret van Dijk
Phone:(217) 720-0293
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:
March 23, 2018
Register with:
Margaret van Dijk
Phone:(217) 720-0293

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
  • 489JMGUniversityofChicago.pdf (542 KB)
Sole Source Justification Part 2
  • 489JMGPt2.pdf (48 KB)