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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
RFP #1MDG2310

Request for Proposal: Online Discussion Platform

Award Info Published Thursday April 20, 2023

Six Deg Inc. DBA YellowdigPhiladelphia, PA

  • Amount: An estimated $502,050
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 12/14/2023 through 12/13/2026
  • Renewals: 3 two-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $1,346,400
  • DCC Marketing (subcontractor)
    BEP [1% / $5,020.50]

Unsuccessful respondents (0)



1 total

1 successful respondent

0 unsuccessful respondents

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 Friday December 2, 2022
The purpose of this amendment "1MDG2310 A1" is to answer vendor questions.
First published Wednesday, November 16, 2022
Sealed proposals will be accepted below until 2:00 PM, Thursday December 8, 2022:
At the following address:
Purchasing Division
212A Illini Plaza
1817 South Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820-0000
The Gies College of Business, at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign campus is soliciting proposals from technology vendors to provide an online discussion platform for students and instructional teams to have rich and meaningful discussions within their courses and programs of study.

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
Submit 1 copies of the response as defined in the specifications.
The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof.
Vendor may expect payment thirty to sixty days after receipt of invoice, unless otherwise stated in the bid documents.
Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals, if applicable.
There is a 1 percent BEP goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.
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
  • 1MDG2310A1.pdf (797 KB)
  • RFP1MDG2310OnlineDiscussionPlatform.pdf (670 KB)
Public Opening Documents
  • bidtabandsignin.pdf (88 KB)