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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Illinois Public Higher Education Cooperative
RFP #R087176
Request for Proposal: Commercial Card Services
Award Info Published Thursday December 21, 2017
Awarded to:
Vendor: JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Columbus, OH
Amount: An estimated $500,000,000
An estimated start date of 1/1/2018 through 12/31/2022

This vendor has agreed to extend their offer to other state universities of Illinois.

1 five-year
Potential Future Renewals: $500,000,000
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 0
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 October 6, 2017
The University, on behalf of IPHEC, is providing Addendum 1 to this solicitation to amend the original solicitation document and provide responses to questions asked by potential Respondents. Respondents are required to acknowledge acceptance of this addendum by signing it and returning it with their Technical Proposal (Packet 1).
First published Thursday, September 7, 2017
Sealed proposals will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Thursday October 12, 2017:

227 Sherman Hall
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455

Western Illinois University (WIU), on behalf of the Illinois Public Higher Education Cooperative (IPHEC), is seeking proposals from qualified respondents to provide commercial card services to the IPHEC Participating Universities. For additional information please see the solicitation document.
Proposed Term
The initial award will commence upon Contract execution and end five-years from that date, with the option to renew for one additional five-year renewal period.
Mandatory Pre-Proposal Conference
A mandatory pre-proposal conference call-in will be held on September 22, 2017 at 2:00 PM CST. The call-in information can be found in section 1.5 of the solicitation document.
Solicitation Questions
Questions related to this solicitation must be submitted to the Solicitation Contact no later than 12:00 PM CST on September 29, 2017. Sections 1.3 and 1.4 of the solicitation document provide additional information.

For additional information, contact:
Lora Lidaywa
Western Illinois University
Sherman Hall 227
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455
Phone: (309) 298-1819
FAX: (309) 298-1927
State Purchasing Officer - Geno Marchizza
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. There is a BEP goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.

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
  • R087176addendum1.pdf (128 KB)
  • R087176CommercialCardServicesRFP.docx (113 KB)
  • R087176CommercialCardServicesRFP.pdf (81 KB)
  • R087176PricingProposal.xls (88 KB)