Regulations Governing Procurement and Bidding

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Procurement by the University is governed by the Illinois Pocurement Code (30 Ill. Comp. Stat. 500/1-1 et seq.) and the rules promulgated thereunder entitled the Procurement Rules of the Chief Officer for Public Institutions of Higher Education. They cover areas such as eligibility to bid on University contracts, methods of solicitation and handling of bids by the University, submission of bids, awarding of bids, publication of procurement actions, ethics, and concessions. Copies of the rules can be obtained from the SIUCPurchasing Department.