Chicago State University
SoleSource #1341ITD
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Award InfoPublished Thursday August 30, 2012
Awarded to:
Vendor: Ellucian Company L.P., Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $946,491
An estimated start date of 8/1/2012 through 7/31/2013, 12 months
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 Wednesday August 22, 2012
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Shirley Webb.
First published Monday, July 9, 2012
The University awarded a contract for Banner System Maintenance to Ellucian Company L.P., Chicago, IL, for an estimated $946,491.
Chicago State University runs nearly all of its business and academic affairs off this ERP system. Banner is the University's Priory One application which supports all major operational areas of the University including student services such as financial aid, registration, transcripts, daily business process operations for staff and faculty such as payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable. The modules are integrated and allow for real-time maintenance and interfaces to web based self services. Banner is also the major source of information needed to support compliance enforcement.

This purchase is only economically available from a single source because the procurement is software license, upgrade or maintenance. Compatibility of Equipment, Accessories, Replacement Parts or service.

For additional information, contact:
Janet Ali
Chicago State University
9501 South King Drive
ADM 208
Chicago, IL 60628-1598
Phone: (773) 995-2021

A public hearing will be held at which interested parties may testify for or against the sole source determination as described in this notice. The purpose of the hearing is to receive information from the public in a reasonable manner. Formal rules of evidence will not apply. The hearing panel will produce minutes of the hearing and may record it in order to aid in the production of the minutes. Interested parties wishing to comment for or against the determination may do so in writing or in person. If you wish to testify, prior registration is requested to ensure adequate time is allowed for all parties.

July 25, 2012
2:00 PM
Stratton Building
Room 349C
401 S. Spring Street
Springfield, IL

If you wish to testify in person, a university location may be made available upon request. Please contact the Hearing Contact listed below.

Alternate Location(s):
James R. Thompson Center
Room 9-035
100 West Randolph
Chicago, IL

Hearing Contact:
Jenny Shourd
Phone:(217) 524-7020
Date, time, and location are subject to change. It is the responsibility of potential participants to confirm these details prior to attendance.

Registration Deadline:
July 23, 2012
Register with:
Jenny Shourd
Phone:(217) 524-7020

Written comments may be submitted in lieu of or in addition to oral testimony. All such comments shall be considered public record and open to review by the public. Written comments must be received no later than July 23, 2012.

Any party who wishes to testify must register in advance to guarantee an opportunity to testify. Individuals who have not registered in advance may be heard, time permitting, at the discretion of the Hearing Officer. An individual will be heard only once on a particular item.

Proceedings from the meeting will be available for download following the hearing date.

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.


To obtain any of the following documents, please log into your Bulletin account.

Sole Source Justification

  • 1341ITDPartI.pdf (824 KB)

Public Hearing Documents

  • 1341ITDPartII.pdf (92 KB)

Conflict of Interest Document

  • EllucianFinDiscl.pdf (297 KB)
  • SophiaLPDisclosures.pdf (274 KB)
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