Dear Potential Supplier,
University (FIU) publicly advertises business opportunities to ensure that all suppliers
have the opportunity to participate in the solicitation process fairly and
openly, while encouraging competition within the supplier community.
Electronic Solicitations ($75,000 and above)
As of June 8, 2018, all FIU Sourcing Events which are $75,000 and above will be
on FIU's Public Solicitation Portal, hosted by Jaggaer. To view and
respond online to any posted solicitations, businesses will have to register
with Jaggaer or be part of the Jaggaer supplier network in order to get a user
name and password.
Click here to see new Business
Opportunities posted on FIU’s Public Solicitation Portal hosted by Jaggaer.
Electronic Quotes (eRFQ) (under $75,000)
On April 1, 2019, FIU will begin using GovQuote for publishing electronic
Request for Quotes (eRFQ’s). It is anticipated to be rolled out to the entire
University over the next 90 days. GovQuote is the only free online marketplace
dedicated to helping government agencies obtain quotes faster and more
efficiently through the use of technology. GovQuote is free to sign up and easy
to use. When FIU posts an eRFQ you will be instantly notified and can respond
in less than 60 seconds. If you want the opportunity to do business with FIU
you need to sign up with GovQuote to get electronic notification of eRFQ’s (i.e. purchases under
$75,000). For assistance on creating your account, setting up your categories,
and much more, visit the GovQuote Help Center at help.govquote.us. Help chat
specialists are also online Mon - Fri 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EST.
Click here to see eRFQ’s posted on FIU’s
page hosted by GovQuote.
All suppliers interested
in submitting responses to any Competitive Solicitation/eRFQ’s are encouraged
to prepare a response that is in line with the requirements of the Competitive
Solicitation/eRFQ’s as outlined within the documents and submit online through
FIU’s Public Solicitation Portal/page.
If you have questions
concerning the Competitive Solicitation/eRFQ specifications, please utilize the
Question and Answer (Q&A) functionality of the application. Any information
that is used to prepare your response from a campus department or individual
other than the Procurement Services Division shall not be legally binding on
the University and may cause your Competitive Solicitation/eRFQ to
be found non-responsive.
PLEASE NOTE: IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE SUPPLIER TO CHECK FIU’s PUBLIC
SOLICITATION PORTAL FOR ANY SOURCING EVENTS, ADDENDA OR OTHER INFORMATION THAT
WOULD BE REQUIRED IN PREPARING THEIR COMPETITIVE SOLICITATION RESPONSE.
In order for a contract
or PO to be issued to an awarded bidder, you must register through our supplier
registration portal by clicking here to do business with the
Thank you for your
interest in doing business with Florida International University
Kelly Loll, C.P.M.,
Executive Director of Procurement Services