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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bid #1MDG2301

Invitation for Bid: Provide Student Vision Insurance Rebid

Renewal Info
Published Tuesday March 7, 2023
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: EyeMed Vision Care LLC
Amount: An estimated $65,000
Renewal: 1st of 9, 9/1/2023 through 8/31/2024
Pricing Changes: 
Service/Product Changes: 
Potential Future Renewals: $520,000
Comments: The BEP goal has been reduced to 0%, and there will be no BEP subcontractor for this renewal period.
The University has taken into account 30 ILCS 575/8i of the BEP Act in conducting this renewal.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.

Award Info Published Wednesday May 18, 2022

EyeMed Vision Care LLCCincinnati, OH

  • Amount: An estimated $64,239
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 9/1/2022 through 8/31/2023
  • Renewals: 9 one-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $585,000
  • CJL Resources LLC (subcontractor)
    BEP [30% / $19,271.70]

Unsuccessful respondents (1)



2 total

1 successful respondent

1 unsuccessful respondent

0 BEP vendors
0 VBP vendors
0 Small businesses

Buyer for this procurement: Michelle Griffen, (217) 244-8770

Chief procurement officer for this procurement: John Donato

State purchasing officer for this procurement: Bridget McHatton

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 Thursday April 21, 2022
The purpose of this Amendment "1MDG2301A1" is to answer vendor questions.
First published Wednesday, April 13, 2022
Sealed bids will be accepted below until 2:00 PM, Thursday April 28, 2022:
At the following address:
Purchasing Division
212A Illini Plaza
1817 South Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820-0000
The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is seeking a vendor to provide a group vision care insurance plan for Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students, Postdoctoral Fellows, spouses/companions, and dependents.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Michelle Griffen
Phone: (217) 244-8770
Chief Procurement Officer - John Donato
State Purchasing Officer - Bridget McHatton
There is a 30 percent BEP goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.
The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof.
Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals, if applicable.
This procurement may be contingent on Board of Trustees approval.
Vendor may expect payment thirty to sixty days after receipt of invoice, unless otherwise stated in the bid documents.
The contract(s) for this solicitation could exceed $50,000 annually.

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
  • 1MDG2301StudentVisionInsuranceRebid.pdf (363 KB)
  • 1MDG2302A1.pdf (645 KB)
Public Opening Documents
  • 1MDG2301SignInSheet.pdf (15 KB)
Bid Tabulation
  • 1MDG2301BidTab.pdf (50 KB)