Vendor Information

Procurements for UMUC are conducted by both UMUC's Procurement Office and Strategic Contracting Office. UMUC's Procurement Office is located in Room 4100 of the Administration Building. UMUC's Strategic Contracting Office is located in Room 2344 of the Administration Building. Directions to the Administration Building may be found on the UMUC Headquarters page. Under the direction of the associate vice president, Procurement Services, and the assistant vice president for Strategic Contracting, we are strongly committed to our campus customers. In support of UMUC's mission, we procure goods and services using best value practices while working collaboratively to meet the needs of our customers. The office ensures the University's procurements are conducted in a competitive, fair and open environment and in full compliance with applicable policies, laws, and regulations. We identify opportunities to establish contracts that capitalize on the University's buying power and work closely with the institution's community to ensure contract compliance.

UMUC is a supporter of the State of Maryland Small Business Reserve Program and State of Maryland Minority Business Enterprise Program.

Contact Information:
Procurement Office's Main Telephone Number: 301-985-7150
Strategic Contracting's Main Telephone Number: 301-985-7006

Electronic Bid Board

In order to submit on the solicitations on this Electronic Bid Board, please follow the steps below

  • Download all solicitation documents.
  • Contact the designated UMUC contact person to have your firm added to the prospective vendor list. (Any prospective vendor who fails to do so assumes complete responsibility in the event that they do not receive communications from the Procurement Office prior to the closing date).
  • Up until the solicitation closing date, download and respond to all materials, including any and all addenda and other communications.

Please Note:
The prospective vendor is responsible for downloading the solicitation documents including any and all addenda and other communications. Addenda may be posted until the closing date of the solicitation.

It is the responsibility of the vendor to ensure that its submittal to the solicitation is fully responsive including acknowledgement of all addenda issued.

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PROJECTS FOR BID

RFP 91269: Predictive Forecasting Consultative Services

UMUC is seeking a vendor to provide Predictive Forecasting Consultative Services. UMUC seeks to develop a strategic plan for Predictive Forecasting for Course Scheduling that will

  1. utilize currently available technology to develop course schedules that optimize the use of faculty resources
  2. minimize cancellation of classes
  3. offer the classes that students need to meet their degree requirements
  4. allow UMUC to respond to shifts in enrollment and demand in a dynamic fashion

Contact Person(s)

Alicia Hopkins, Senior Buyer
Information Technology
alicia.hopkins@umuc.edu
301-985-7223


Eric Pfister, Senior Buyer
Information Technology
eric.pfister@umuc.edu
301-985-7095

 


Important Dates

Questions Due Date:

  • January 26, 2015 on or before 2 p.m. EDT.

Technical Proposal Due Date:

  • February 9, 2015 on or before 2 p.m. EDT.

 

Solicitation Documents

Drawings

  • None

Status

None


RFP 91263: Network and Telephony Managed Services

University of Maryland University College ("UMUC") is seeking a vendor to provide Network and Telephony Managed Services.

Contact Person(s)

Amy Kisloski, Assistant Director
Technology Procurement
amy.kisloski@umuc.edu
301-985-7707

Alicia Hopkins, Senior Buyer
Information Technology
alicia.hopkins@umuc.edu
301-985-7223


 


Important Dates

Questions Due Date:

  • January 21, 2015 on or before 2 p.m. EST.

Technical Proposal Due Date:

  • February 6, 2015 on or before 2 p.m. EST.

Price Proposal Due Date:

  • March 6, 2015 on or before 2 p.m. EST.

Solicitation Documents

Drawings

  • None

Status

None


RFP 91268: Facilities and Equipment Maintenance


University of Maryland University College (UMUC) is soliciting proposals for the maintenance of all UMUC facilities and equipment by a Facilities Maintenance Services (FMS) vendor. Procurement of the Facilities and Equipment Maintenance Provider will consist of: a. Technical Proposal; b. Oral Presentation/Discussion Session of shortlisted firms only; and, c. Price Proposal Submittal from only the final shortlisted firms. See Section III of the solicitation documents for further details regarding the proposal requirements and procurement phases.

Contact Person(s)

Valerie Rolandelli
AVP of Strategic Contracting
valerie.rolandelli@umuc.edu
301-985-7895

Vera Jones
Coordinator of Stratetic Contracting
vera.jones@umuc.edu
301-985-7006


Beth Vu Kirk
Senior Buyer
Goods and Non-Technology Services
beth.kirk@umuc.edu
301-985-7618

Important Dates

Solicitation Issue Date:

  •    January 7, 2015

Pre-Proposal Meeting:

  • January 27, 2015 at 9:30 a.m.
    UMUC Academic Center Auditorium
    1616 McCormick Drive, Largo, MD  20774

Questions Submission Due Date:

  • February 3, 2015

Proposal Due Date and Time:

  •   February 10, 2015 on or before 5 p.m. EDT

Oral Presentation/Discussion Sessions (ONLY Shortlisted Firms):

  •   March 5 and/or March 6, 2015

Price Proposal Due Date (ONLY Final Shortlisted Firms): 

  • Week of March 16-20, 2015

Anticipated Award Date:

  • April 30, 2015

Anticipated Contract Start Date:

  • September 1, 2015

Solicitation Documents

Drawings

  • None

Status

None


Solicitation 91270: Video Lighting Director Services


The UMUC Office of Marketing is soliciting qualified vendors to submit responses to Solicitation #91270, Video Lighting Director Services.

Contact Person(s)

Beth Vu Kirk, Sr. Buyer
Goods and Non-Technology Services
beth.kirk@umuc.edu
301-985-7618

Sharon Barry, Director
Goods and Non-Technology Services
sharon.barry@umuc.edu
301-985-7156


Important Dates

Solicitation Issue Date:

  • December 22, 2014

Questions Submission Due Date:

  • January 9, 2015 - 12:00 Noon EST

Proposal Due Date and Time:

  • January 23, 2015 - 2:00 PM EST

Interviews (Shortlisted Firms):

  • January 26, 2015 through February 6, 2015

Anticipated Award Date:

  • February 9, 2015

Anticipated Contract Start Date:

  • February 13, 2015

Solicitation Documents

Drawings

  • None

Status

None


Solicitation 91244: Talent Pay Services


UMUC is soliciting qualified vendors to submit responses to Solicitation #91244, Talent Pay Services. It is anticipated this Solicitation will result in multiple awards.

Contact Person(s)

Beth Vu Kirk, Sr. Buyer
Goods and Non-Technology Services
beth.kirk@umuc.edu
301-985-7618

Sharon Barry, Director
Goods and Non-Technology Services
sharon.barry@umuc.edu
301-985-7156


Important Dates

Solicitation Issue Date:

  • October 29, 2014

Questions Submission Due Date:

  • November 14, 2014 - 12:00 Noon EDT

 

Proposal Due Date and Time:

  • November 19, 2014 - 2:00 PM EST

Anticipated Award Date:

  • December 10, 2014

Anticipated Contract Start Date:

  • December 17, 2014

Solicitation Documents

Drawings

  • None

Status

None


Solicitation 91243: Video Production Crew Services


UMUC seeks qualified vendors to submit a proposal for one or more of the video production crew service positions.

Contact Person(s)

Beth Vu Kirk, Sr. Buyer
Goods and Non-Technology Services
beth.kirk@umuc.edu
301-985-7618

Sharon Barry, Director
Goods and Non-Technology Services
sharon.barry@umuc.edu
301-985-7156


Important Dates

Solicitation Issue Date:

  • Friday, October 3, 2014

Questions Submission Due Date:

  • October 13, 2014 - 4:00 EDT

 

Proposal Due Date and Time:

  • October 17, 2014 - 2:00 PM EDT

Interviews (Shortlisted Firms):

  • October 27-29, 2014

Anticipated Award Date:

  • November 3, 2014

Anticipated Contract Start Date:

  • November 10, 2014

Solicitation Documents

Drawings

  • None

Status

None


RFP 91241: Corporate Immigration Legal Services


The intent of this Request for Proposals is to provide qualified law firms an opportunity to present their qualifications, experience, and conceptual approach to providing the scope of services in relation to the needs of UMUC.

Contact Person(s)

Sharon Barry, Director
Goods and Non-Technology Services
sharon.barry@umuc.edu
301-985-7156

Sheila Davis, Contract Manager
Procurement
sheila.davis@umuc.edu
301-985-7143


Important Dates

UMUC WILL be open on Monday, October 13, 2014 to receive proposals. There will be no exceptions made for the proposal deadline at 2:00 p.m. EDT.

Last Day for Question

  • Monday, September 22, 2014, 2 p.m. EDT

Technical Proposal Due Date

  • Monday, October 13, 2014, 2 p.m. EDT

Price Proposal Due Date

  • Monday, October 13, 2014, 2 p.m. EDT

Anticipated Award Date

  • Monday, November 3, 2014

Solicitation Documents

Drawings

  • None

Status

None


Solicitation 91233: Online Event Registration Management Services


UMUC seeks qualified vendors to submit a proposal for Online Event Management Services.

Contact Person(s)

Beth Vu Kirk, Sr. Buyer
Goods and Non-Technology Services
beth.kirk@umuc.edu
301-985-7618

Sharon Barry, Director
Goods and Non-Technology Services
sharon.barry@umuc.edu
301-985-7156


Important Dates

Solicitation Issue Date: 

  • Thursday, August 14, 2014

Questions and Non-Disclosure Agreement

  • Submission Due Date:
    Thursday, August 21, 2014, 12 p.m. EDT

 

Proposal Due Date and Time:

  • Thursday, August 28, 2014, 2 p.m. EDT

Virtual Presentations (Shortlisted Firms):

  • Tuesday, September 2–Thursday, September 4, 2014

Anticipated Award Date:

  • Thursday, September 11, 2014

Anticipated Contract Start Date:

  • Thursday, September 18, 2014

Solicitation Documents

Drawings

  • None

Status

Award made to etouches, Inc.


Solicitation 91190: Commencement Regalia, Student Rings, Graduation Announcements, Thank-You Cards and Diploma Frames


The University of Maryland University College (UMUC) seeks proposals from qualified firms to provide commencement regalia and other related items.

Contact Person(s)

Wendy Johnson, Assistant Director
Goods and Services
wendy.johnson@umuc.edu
301-985-7148

Sharon Barry, Director
Goods and Services
sharon.barry@umuc.edu
301-985-7156


Important Dates

Questions Due Date:

  • Monday, August 18, 2014 on or before 2 p.m. EDT

Due Date for Responses:

  • Friday, August 29, 2014 on or before 2 p.m. EDT

Solicitation Documents

Drawings

  • None

Status

None


RFP 91210: Cisco® Telecommunication Equipment Installation


University of Maryland University College ("UMUC") is seeking a vendor to perform the installation of a Cisco® telecommunications system at UMUC's stateside locations.

Contact Person(s)

Amy Kisloski, Assistant Director
Technology Procurement
amy.kisloski@umuc.edu
301-985-7707

Alicia Hopkins, Senior Buyer
Information Technology
alicia.hopkins@umuc.edu
301-985-7223


Important Dates

Questions Due Date:

  • Friday, July 11, 2014 on or before 12 p.m.

Technical Proposal Due Date:

  • Friday, July 25, 2014 on or before 12 p.m.

Price Proposal Due Date:

  • Monday, August 25, 2014 on or before 12 p.m.

Solicitation Documents

Drawings

  • None

Status

Award made to The Signature Group, Inc.


Solicitation 91204: Prospect Website UX


The UMUC Marketing Department is seeking a qualified firm to provide User Testing Services.

Contact Person(s)

Lori Pinson, Buyer II
lori.pinson@umuc.edu
301-985-7157

Sharon Barry, Director of Procurement
Goods and Non-technology services
sharon.barry@umuc.edu
301-985-7156


Important Dates

Issue Date:

  • Friday, May 9, 2014

Proposal Due:

  • Friday, May 23, 2014 by 2 p.m. EDT

Anticipated Contract Start Date:

  • Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Questions Due:

  • Friday, May 16, 2014 by 2 p.m. EDT

Anticipated Award Date:

  • Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Solicitation Documents

Drawings

  • None

Status

Award made to User Zoom, Inc.


Solicitation 91206: Video Pre-Production, Production and Post-Production Services

University of Maryland University College (UMUC) seeks proposals from qualified firms to establish a non-exclusive contract for the provision of video pre-production, production, and post-production services on an as-needed basis.

Contact Person(s)

Beth Vu Kirk, Senior Buyer
Goods and Non-Technology Services
beth.jones@umuc.edu
301-985-7618

Sharon Barry, Director
Goods and Services
sharon.barry@umuc.edu
301-985-7156

Important Dates

Questions and Non-Disclosure Agreement:

Monday, May 5, 2014 on or before 12 p.m. EDT

Proposal Due Date:

Monday, May 14, 2014 on or before 4 p.m. EDT

Solicitation Documents

Drawings

  • None

Status

Award made to the following firms: B. Rich Media; Creative Strategies Media, LLC; Amy C. DeLouise; Thrasher Worldwide Communications, Inc.; Three Dog Films, LLC; and, VPC, Inc.


RFP 91160: Online and Onsite Sales Management for Branded and Promotional Products and Staff Achievement Awards

The intent of this Request for Proposal is to provide promotional products vendors an opportunity to present their qualifications, experience, and conceptual approach to providing the scope of services in relation to the needs of UMUC.

Contact Person(s)

Beth Vu Kirk, Senior Buyer
Goods and Non-Technology Services
beth.jones@umuc.edu
301-985-7618

Sharon Barry, Director
Goods and Services
sharon.barry@umuc.edu
301-985-7156

Important Dates

Last Day of Questions:

Monday, May 12, 2014 on or before 4 p.m. EDT

Technical and Price Proposal Due Date:

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 on or before 4 p.m. EDT

Solicitation Documents

Drawings

  • None

Status

Award made to Halo Branded Solutions, Inc.


RFP 91187: Full Service In-House Mail Operations

The intent of this Request for Proposals to provide mail handling and operations firms an opportunity to present their qualifications, experience, and conceptual approach to providing the scope of services in relation to the needs of UMUC.

Contact Person(s)

Wendy McDermott, Assistant Director
Procurement
wendy.mcdermott@umuc.edu
301-985-7148

Sharon Barry, Director
Goods and Services
sharon.barry@umuc.edu
301-985-7156

Important Dates

Pre-ProposalConference

April 18, 2014; 10 a.m.-12 p.m. EDT

3501 University Blvd, East
Administration Building, Suite 4001
Adelphi, MD 20783.

Please RSVP.

Technical Proposal Due Date:

April 28, 2014 on or before 2 p.m. EDT

Solicitation Documents

Drawings

  • None

Status

Award made to JAD Business Services, Inc.


Solicitation 91188: Marketing Project Management SaaS Solution


UMUC's Marketing Department ("Marketing") is looking for a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) Solution that can support their new creative project intake, tracking, and delivery processes. It is expected that the chosen vendor will assist Marketing in setup, training, customization (if needed), and launch for the first projects loaded into the solution.

Contact Person(s)

Amy Kisloski, Assistant Director
Technology Procurement
Amy.Kisloski@umuc.edu
301-985-7707

Important Dates

Due Date for Questions:

Friday, March 14, 2014 on or before 12 p.m. EST

Technical and Price Proposals Due Date:

Monday, March 24, 2014 on or before 12 p.m. EST

Solicitation Documents

Drawings

  • None

Status

Award made to AtTask, Inc.


Solicitation 91174: Display Retargeting Consulting Services


The UMUC Office of Marketing seeks proposals from qualified vendors to provide Display Retargeting Consulting Services on an as needed basis.

Contact Person(s)

Beth Vu Kirk, Senior Buyer
Goods and Non-Technology Services at UMUC
3501 University Boulevard East
Adelphi, MD 20783
Beth.Jones@umuc.edu
301-985-7618


Important Dates

Solicitation Issue Date:

  • Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Questions and Non-Disclosure Agreement Submission Due Date:

  • Monday, February 24, 2014, 4 p.m. EST

Proposal Due Date and Time:

  • Monday, March 3, 2014, 4 p.m. EST

Anticipated Award Date:

  • Monday, March 17, 2014

Anticipated Contract Start Date:

  • Friday, March 21, 2014

Solicitation Documents

Drawings

  • None

Status

Award made to Jumpcurve Online, LLC.


Solicitation 91185: Grant Evaluation Services


Institutional Research is seeking proposals from Grant Evaluation Services firms to complete the third and final phase of a Kresge Grant provided to UMUC.

Contact Person(s)

Sharon G. Barry, Director of Procurement
Goods and Non-Technology Services at UMUC
3501 University Boulevard East
Adelphi, MD 20783
sharon.barry@umuc.edu
301-985-7156


Important Dates

Solicitation Issue Date:

  • Monday, February 10, 2014

Questions Due Date:

  • Monday, February 17, 2014

Proposals Due Date:

  • Monday, February 24, 2014, 4 p.m. ET

Anticipated Award Date:

  • Friday, February 28, 2014

Solicitation Documents

Drawings

  • None

Status

Award made to Arbaugh-Shea Evaluative Services.


RFP 91175: Master Signage Services


UMUC seeks proposals from qualified vendors to provide signage services as needed.

Contact Person(s)

Beth Vu Jones, Senior Buyer
Goods and Non-Technology Services at UMUC
3501 University Boulevard East
Adelphi, MD 20783
Beth.Jones@umuc.edu
301-985-7618


Important Dates

Issue Date:

  • Friday, February 7, 2014

Intent to Attend the Pre-Proposal Conference:

  • Respond by Thursday, February 13, 2014

Mandatory Pre-Proposal Conference:

  • Friday, February 14, 2014

Last Day for Questions:

  • Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Last Day for Questions:

  • Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Technical Proposal Due Date:

  • Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Price Proposal Due Date:

  • Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Oral Presentation/Discussions with shortlisted firms if held, these are anticipated (This is optional at UMUC's sole discretion) to be scheduled March 5, 2014, through March 7, 2014.

Contractor(s) Selection Anticipated to be Finalized:

  • Monday, March 10, 2014

Agreement Executed by Selected Contractor(s):

  • Monday, March 17, 2014 (Projected)

Contract Commencement:

  • Monday, March 17, 2014 (Projected)

Solicitation Documents

Drawings

  • None

Status

Award made to Jack Stone Sign Co., Inc.