To obtain documents, log on:
Not registered? Register me now

Public Higher Education Bulletin

Western Illinois University

Request for Proposal: Financial Aid Software Solution

This notice has been modified
Published Wednesday August 3, 2022
The due date has been extended to August 26, 2022. Addendum 1 is available for download and includes clarifications and the pre-proposal meeting attendance sheet.
First published Tuesday, July 19, 2022
Sealed proposals will be accepted below until 2:00 PM, Friday August 26, 2022:
At the following address:
227 Sherman Hall
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455
Western Illinois University is seeking proposals for the purchase of financial aid software that allows for extraction of financial data for integration into its IBM z14 mainframe system with a Db2 database and COBOL applications. The software must have the ability to automate tasks in the financial aid process, generate federal reports to keep WIU in compliance with federal regulations, provide customizable forms and reports, and be configurable to support WIU's business processes.
A non-mandatory pre-submission conference will be held via Zoom on Monday, August 1, 2022 at 10:30 AM CST. See section 1.5 of the RFP document for additional information.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Lora Lidaywa
Western Illinois University
Sherman Hall 227
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455
Phone: (309) 298-1819
FAX: (309) 298-1927
Chief Procurement Officer - John Donato
State Purchasing Officer - Constance Ratliff
Submit 2 hard copies and 1 electronic 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.
Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals, if applicable.
There is no BEP goal for this procurement.
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.

Bulletin Navigation

To obtain documents, log on:
Specification Documents
  • WIU052022REBIDAddendum1.pdf (262 KB)
  • WIU052022REBIDFinancialAidSoftwareSolution.docx (239 KB)