Power is out for my entire area, I cannot submit my bid response in time. Will you accept my response if I send a power outage map?

Kent State requires strict adherence to the items and specifications listed.  Under no circumstances, other than a complete national or international brown-out, do we accept late bid submissions.  Electronic submission offers Kent and our bid submitters the opportunity to forego reliance on the postal system or avoid heavy traffic or weather delays. The "Certificate of Completion" time stamp of "Signed" is the bid's official submission.