The State of Ohio has asked state agencies, boards and commissions to maintain a 15 percent set-aside purchasing goal for eligible business operations and contracts. Kent State University aspires to achieve 15 percent as well; observing the importance of supporting growth in minority businesses. Different perspectives, backgrounds and ideas maximize returns.  Although each department is a steward of its own funds, we encourage minority participation in bid responses and other good or services purchases throughout the university.

 

Open Bid Opportunities

Bid responses are now processed using DocuSign!

October 2020 Notice:  If you need another person to sign as the "authorized signature", simply use the "Finish Later" button of DocuSign and use the signor's email to send your partially completed form. 

DocuSign time stamps upon clicking "FINISH" for submission. The DocuSign "Certificate of Completion" signed timestamp is the official and legal time submitted. If the signed date and time is after the given due date and time, the proposal will be rejected.  This includes beginning the Docusign process prior to the bid close, however signing and lapsing the official due time.

DocuSign Official Time Stamp

Please review all important information before responding to a bid and find a guide for the new process at the Responding to a bid using DocuSign Instructional Webpage

 

Active Opportunities

DOCUMENT DESCRIPTION ISSUED DUE DATE CONTRACT MANAGER SUBMIT
RFP #1746 Air Charter Service for the KSU Football Team, 2021 Season, Kent State University
*Attachment A
February 2, 2021 February 26, 2021
4:30pm ET
Larry McWilliams Respond to #1746
RFP #1748 Selection of a Fundraising Training Provider for the Division of Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement, Kent State University
*Questions & Answers
February 8, 2021 March 5, 2021
4:30pm ET
Larry McWilliams Respond to #1748
RFP #1751 Selection of a Batching Software Solution for the Office of Global Education, Kent State University February 10, 2021 March 5, 2021
4:30pm ET
Larry McWilliams Respond to #1751
RFP #1752 Selection of an Online video Tutorial Subscription Service, Kent State University February 10, 2021 March 5, 2021
4:30pm ET
Larry McWilliams Respond to #1752
RFP #1734 Plumbing Parts and Components, University Facilities Management, Kent State University
*Attachment A
February 10, 2021 March 10, 2021
4:30pm ET
Janet Schramm Respond to #1734
RFP #1750 Selection of a Student Advocacy Case Management Solution, Kent State University February 15, 2021 March 12, 2021
4:30pm ET
Larry McWilliams Respond to #1750
RFP #1753 Painting Services, Residence Services, Kent State University February 15, 2021 March 8, 2021
4:30pm ET
Janet Schramm Respond to #1753
RFP #1745 Janitorial Chemicals and Supplies, Kent State University
*Attachment A
*Attachment B
*Attachment C
February 19, 2021 March 17, 2021
4:30pm ET
Janet Schramm
RFP #1747 Printing Requirements and Related Mail Services to include Direct Mailing, fulfillment and Postage for the Eight (8) Kent State University Campuses, Kent State University
*Attachment A
*Attachment B
February 24, 2021 March 31, 2021
4:30pm ET
Janet Schramm

Questions relating to the new process may go to the Procurement Department at procurement@kent.edu.

Important information before responding

Closed Bids Webpage

Kent State University Procurement Bid Response FAQ

Active list of RFP's, RFQ's, and RFI's

Kent State University Office of the University Architect is not currently requesting proposals from firms.


Announcements are available as Adobe Acrobat .pdf* files by linking to the project number and name.
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Specifications for advertised projects can be ordered online via ARC Planroom Public Projects in Ohio
(Check the eBlueprint Web site for results after the submittal opening, too).

(Go to the Current Projects Under Design or Construction  for Short-Listed Firms and Contract Awards).

Access EDGE Participation / Intent to Perform form

Request for Proposals
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