University of Illinois at Chicago
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase (30 ILCS 500/1-13a)
Vendor: The Common Application Inc., Fairfax, VA
Amount: An estimated $145,150
An estimated start date of 4/1/2013 through 6/30/2014
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Thursday, March 14, 2013
The University awarded a contract for membership dues for Common Application Inc..
The Common Application is a not-for-profit membership organization (501c (3)) incorporated in the State of Virginia. This organization is an association of member colleges and universities that is organized and operated exclusively for the educational purpose of helping members receive admission applications from student applicants. Membership is open to colleges and universities that promote access by evaluating students using a holistic selection process.
This purchase is exempt from the usual selection processes in the procurement code because
the procurement expenditure is a membership in professional, academic, or athletic organizations on behalf of a public institution of higher education, an employee of a public institution of higher education, or a student at a public institution of higher education.
For additional information, contact:
State Purchasing Officer - Shirley Webb
The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire
qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.