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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
SoleSource #SSR0206802
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Renewal Info
Published Monday December 3, 2018
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: RedLantern LLC
Amount: An estimated $118,732
Renewal: 9 of 9, 4/1/2019 through 3/31/2020
Pricing Changes: 
2% price increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Sole Source Status: 
The university has verified that the resources are still only available from this vendor.
Potential Future Renewals: None
The buyer for this procurement is now Carol Foley, (217) 265-5999.
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 Tuesday January 23, 2018
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: RedLantern LLC
Amount: An estimated $117,000
Renewal: 8 of 9, 4/1/2018 through 3/31/2019
Pricing Changes: 
2% price increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Sole Source Status: 
The university has verified that the resources are still only available from this vendor.
Potential Future Renewals: $88,000
The buyer for this procurement is now Teri Merrell, (217) 244-3732.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Margaret van Dijk.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Renewal Info
Published Tuesday November 29, 2016
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: RedLantern LLC
Amount: An estimated $114,122
Renewal: 7 of 9, 4/1/2017 through 3/31/2018
Pricing Changes: 
2% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Sole Source Status: 
The University has verified that these resources are still only available from this vendor.
Potential Future Renewals: $204,322
The buyer for this procurement is now Teri Merrell, (217) 244-3732.
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 Wednesday January 20, 2016
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: RedLantern LLC
Amount: An estimated $111,884
Renewal: 6 of 9, 4/1/2016 through 3/31/2017
Pricing Changes: 
4% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Sole Source Status: 
The State of Illinois, through the Illinois Board of Higher Education (grantor), adopted u.select (formerly known as CAS) in 2002 as Illinois' statewide transfer advising tool. An alternative system is not available.
Potential Future Renewals: $318,444
The buyer for this procurement is now Teri Merrell, (217) 244-3732.
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 Tuesday March 17, 2015
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: RedLantern LLC
Amount: An estimated $107,582
Renewal: 5 of 9, 4/1/2015 through 3/31/2016
Pricing Changes: 
4% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Sole Source Status: 
The State of Illinois, through the Illinois Board of Higher Education (grantor), adopted u.select (formerly known as CAS) in 2002 as Illinois' statewide transfer advising tool. An alternative system is not available.
Potential Future Renewals: $430,328
The buyer for this procurement is now Andrew Gabel, (217) 300-6546.
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 Friday February 28, 2014
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: RedLantern LLC
Amount: An estimated $103,444
Renewal: 4 of 9, 4/1/2014 through 3/31/2015
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Sole Source Status: 
The State of Illinois, through the Illinois Board of Higher Education (grantor), adopted u.select (formerly known as CAS) in 2002 as Illinois' statewide transfer advising tool. An alternative system is not available.
Potential Future Renewals: $392,224
The buyer for this procurement is now Bradley Henson, (217) 300-2459.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Shirley Webb.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Renewal Info
Published Monday March 11, 2013
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: RedLantern LLC
Amount: $73,926
Renewal: 3 of 9, 4/1/2013 through 3/31/2014
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Sole Source Status: 
The State of Illinois, through the Illinois Board of Higher Education (grantor), adopted u.select (formerly known as CAS) in 2002 as Illinois' statewide transfer advising tool. An alternative system is not available.
Potential Future Renewals: $495,658
The buyer for this procurement is now Bradley Henson, (217) 300-2459.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Shirley Webb.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Renewal Info
Published Tuesday March 13, 2012
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: RedLantern LLC
Amount: An estimated $73,926
Renewal: 2nd of 9, 4/1/2012 through 3/31/2013
Pricing Changes: 
Price reflects a 2% increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Sole Source Status: 
Procurement remains a sole source
Potential Future Renewals: $569,584
Comments: In the past all Sole Source Procurements were treated as individual transactions including renewal options if applicable. As a result of this process the University posted renewal notice 1 of 9 as an individual procurement transaction (Procurement No. 1LJC11R0234608). However the process for posting the renewal notice for a sole source procurement has changed and renewals are now being posted under the original sole source procurement number. Effective 7/1/10-RedLantern has merged with CollegeSource Inc
The buyer for this procurement is now Maria Thompson, (217) 333-5697.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Award Info Published Tuesday March 9, 2010
Awarded to:
Vendor: RedLantern LLC, Oxford, OH
Amount: $72,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 4/1/2010 through 3/31/2011, 12 months
Renewals:
None
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Monday, February 22, 2010
The University awarded a contract for continued implementation of u.select to RedLantern LLC, Oxford, OH, for $72,000.
The University has determined that this purchase is only economically available from this source because the item or service is copyrighted or patented and is not available except from the holder of the copyright or patent.

For additional information, contact:
Lisa Cunningham
Purchasing Division
616 E. Green St., Suite 212
Phone: (217) 265-9846
FAX: (217) 239-6877

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
  • 1MDT12R0262134.pdf (147 KB)
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  • R0206802RedLanternLLC.doc (72 KB)