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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
SoleSource #1APG16R0336912
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Renewal Info
Published Thursday November 29, 2018
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Academic Solutions
Amount: An estimated $900,000
Renewal: 3rd of 3, 12/1/2018 through 11/30/2019
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Sole Source Status: 
This procurement remains a sole source.
Potential Future Renewals: None
The buyer for this procurement is now Sarah Chronister, (217) 244-9921.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Ashley Stewart.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Renewal Info
Published Thursday November 2, 2017
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Academic Solutions
Amount: An estimated $900,000
Renewal: 2 of 3, 12/1/2017 through 11/30/2018
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Sole Source Status: 
Procurement remains a sole source
Potential Future Renewals: $900,000
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Aaron M. Finder.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Renewal Info
Published Monday October 31, 2016
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Academic Solutions
Amount: An estimated $980,000
Renewal: 1 of 3, 12/1/2016 through 11/30/2017
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Sole Source Status: 
Procurement remains a sole source
Potential Future Renewals: $1,960,000
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Aaron M. Finder.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Award Info Published Friday November 13, 2015
Awarded to:
Vendor: Academic Solutions, London, United Kingdom
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 12/1/2015 through 11/30/2016, 12 months
Renewals:
3 twelve-month
Potential Future Renewals: $3,000,000
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 October 26, 2015
The hearing has been cancelled since no vendors registered to attend or submitted comments regarding this notice.
The hearing has been modified
Published Thursday October 8, 2015
The hearing date has been updated to 10/29/15.
First published Thursday, October 8, 2015
The University awarded a contract for Study Abroad Foreign Services to Academic Solutions, London, United Kingdom, for an estimated $1,000,000.
Provide programmatic and on-the-ground support for the Study Abroad Program in Barcelona, Spain at UPF University. The vendor will appoint an employee who will serve as the University of Illinois' representative in communications and relations with students, overseas institutions and vendors.
The University has determined that this purchase is only economically available from this source because the purchase is necessary to combine a familiarity with local procedures, cultural customs, laws, as well as, the ability to maintain compliance with University of Illinois regulations.

For additional information, contact:
Andrew Gabel
212A Illini Plaza
1817 South Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 300-6546
FAX: (217) 239-6877
State Purchasing Officer - Aaron M. Finder

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.

Date:
October 29, 2015
Time:
2:00 PM
Location:
Stratton Building
Room 511
401 S. Spring Street
Springfield, IL

If you cannot attend the meeting in-person at the primary location, you may attend via audio or video conference, as available, at one of the optional locations.

Alternate Location(s):
James R. Thompson Center
Room 9-036
100 West Randolph
Chicago, IL

Hearing Contact:
Aaron M. Finder
Phone:(217) 720-7105
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:
October 23, 2015
Register with:
Aaron M. Finder
Phone:(217) 558-3050
Fax:(217) 558-5407

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
  • 1APG16R0336912.pdf (320 KB)
Sole Source Justification Part 2
  • 1APG16R0336912Part2.pdf (61 KB)