Purchasing for University of Maryland Global Campus is conducted by the Procurement Office. Under the direction of the associate vice president for Procurement and Business Affairs, we are strongly committed to our campus customers.

Some Background on How We Do Business

UMGC's Procurement 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. In support of the university's mission, we procure goods and services using best value practices while working collaboratively to meet the needs of our customers.

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

Contact Information

The Procurement office is located at UMGC Headquarters, in Room 4100 of the Administration Building and can be reached at 301-985-7150.

Electronic Bid Board

To submit solicitations on this Electronic Bid Board, please follow these steps.

  1. Download all solicitation documents.
  2. Contact the designated UMGC 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.
  3. Up until the solicitation closing date, download and respond to all materials, including any and all addenda and other communications.

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.

All documents are viewable in Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Projects for Bid

RFP 91826: TCPA/DNC Compliance Solution
Solicitation #

91826

Title

TCPA/DNC Compliance Solution

Summary

University of Maryland Global Campus is seeking a Solution that ensures compliance with TCPA and DNC applicable laws. The Scope of Work includes Implementation and DNC List Registration Professional Services.

Contact

Lauren Jaber
Senior Buyer, Technology Procurement
lauren.jaber@umgc.edu
301-985-7415

Contact

Alicia Klein
Director, Technology Procurement
alicia.klein@umgc.edu
301-985-7223

Solicitation Issue Date

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Last Day for Questions

Tuesday, September 29, 2020, on or before 2 p.m. ET

Technical Proposal Due Date

Wednesday, October 7, 2020, on or before 2 p.m. ET

Anticipated Price Proposal Due Date (shortlisted firms only) Wednesday, October 28, 2020, on or before 2 p.m. ET
Anticipated Award Monday, November 16, 2020
Solicitation Documents
Drawings

None

Status  
RFP 91812: Online Global Employee Rewards Program requirements
Solicitation #

91812

Title

Online Global Employee Rewards Program

Summary

University of Maryland Global Campus is soliciting proposals for a global online employee rewards and recognition program for its Asia, Europe, and stateside workforce of approximately 6984 faculty and staff employees. Integration with the current Workday system is required.

Contact

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

Contact

Robert Powell
Buyer, Goods and Services
robert.powell@umgc.edu
301-985-7562

Solicitation Issue Date

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Last Day for Questions

Monday, September 28, 2020, on or before 12 p.m. ET

Technical and Price Proposal Due Date

Wednesday, October 7, 2020, on or before 2 p.m. ET

Anticipated Award Thursday, November 5, 2020
Solicitation Documents
Drawings

None

Status  
RFP 91817: Creative Services – MBE requirements
Solicitation #

91817

Title

Creative Services – MBE requirements

Summary

They University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC) is seeking highly experienced creative service agencies to help build our brand and drive enrollments for local, regional and national areas. Services include Creative Strategy and Direction, TV and Video Production, Radio and Creative Production, Digital Advertising, Print Advertising, and Out of Home Creative. Experience with higher education is preferred.

An MBE subcontracting goal of one (1) % of the total overall Contract(s) value for each Service is established for this Solicitation.

Email inquiries are preferred.

Contact

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

Contact

Robert Powell
Buyer, Goods and Services
robert.powell@umgc.edu
301-985-7562

Solicitation Issue Date

Friday, August 21, 2020

Last Day for Questions

Monday, August 31, 2020, on or before 12 noon ET

Technical and Price Proposal Due Date

Friday, September 11, 2020, on or before 2 p.m. ET

Anticipated Award October 2020
Solicitation Documents
Drawings

None

Status  
Solicitation 91819: AEM Cloud Service Implementation
Solicitation #

91819

Title

AEM Cloud Service Implementation

Summary

UMGC seeks an Adobe certified Solution Partner ("Partner") with expertise in Adobe Experience Manager Sites as a Cloud Service ("AEM") implementation to implement AEM as the web content management system ("CMS") and digital asset management system ("DAM") for UMGC's prospect website. Included in UMGC's AEM licensing is AEM Assets for AEM Sites, Personalization Foundation by Target, and Analytics Foundation Pack for Experience Cloud. UMGC expects the Partner to lead this implementation. The focus of this implementation is to understand UMGC's requirements, processes, organization, and environment and adapt them to leverage AEM's best in class design. Specifically, UMGC expects the Partner to provide their expertise to design, configure, integrate, test, and deploy AEM. The Partner will need to provide training for UMGC stakeholders on the new processes and platform as well.

Contact

Eric Pfister
Assistant Director, Technology Procurement
eric.pfister@umgc.edu
301-985-7095

Contact

Phan Truong
Senior Buyer, Technology Procurement
phan.truong@umgc.edu
301-985-7143

Solicitation Issue Date

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Last Day for Questions

Thursday, August 27, 2020, on or before 2 p.m. ET

Technical Proposal Due Date

Friday, September 11, 2020, on or before 2 p.m. ET

Anticipated Price Proposal Due Date Friday, October 5, 2020, on or before 2 p.m. ET
Anticipated Award Date Friday, October 16, 2020
Solicitation Documents
Drawings

None

Status  
Solicitation 91786: Employee Survey Services
Solicitation #

91786

Title

Employee Survey Services

Summary

The University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC or the University) seeks a provider of employee engagement survey services to conduct a global (Asia, Europe, and USA) employee survey to its approximately 6,944 employees (faculty and staff). The surveys shall be conducted at the direction of UMGC's President and the Office of Human Resources. The awarded Contractor will assist UMGC in accomplishing one of its major strategies which is "to create a work environment incorporating our core values where employees are empowered, supported, and provided with professional career development to enable UMGC to recruit and retain high quality, student focused faculty and staff." In addition, it will assist UMGC with its goal of becoming an "Employer of Choice." The Contractor will work with a committee that broadly represents the UMGC community.

Contact

Sharon Barry, Director
Office of Procurement and Business Affairs
sharon.barry@umgc.edu
301-985-7156

Contact

Phan Truong
Senior Buyer
phan.truong@umgc.edu
301-985-7143

Solicitation Issue Date

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Last Day for Questions

Tuesday, May 5, 2020, by 2 p.m. EDT

Technical Proposal Due Date

Thursday, May 28, 2020, by 2 p.m. EDT

Oral Presentation via Zoom: June 24–June 30, 2020
Price Proposal Due Date Thursday, July 9, 2020, by 2 p.m. EDT
BAFO Price Proposal Due Date TBD
Contractor(s) Selection Anticipated to be Finalized Tuesday, July 30, 2020
Contract Commencement Monday, August 17, 2020
Solicitation Documents
Drawings

None

Status  
Solicitation 91787: Insurance Broker Services
Solicitation #

91787

Title

Insurance Broker Services

Summary

University of Maryland Global Campus seeks proposals from qualified contractors to provide insurance broker services.

Contact

Sharon Barry, Director
Office of Procurement and Business Affairs
sharon.barry@umgc.edu
301-985-7156

Solicitation Issue Date

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Last Day for Questions

Tuesday, April 21, 2020, by 11:59 p.m. EDT

Response Due Date

Thursday, May 21, 2020, 4 p.m. EDT

Solicitation Documents
Drawings

None

Status  
RFP 91778: GDPR and Privacy Management Platform
Solicitation #

91778

Title

GDPR and Privacy Management Platform

Summary

University of Maryland Global Campus ("UMGC" or "University") is seeking a GDPR and Privacy Program management software solution (the "Solution"). The purpose of this Solution is to bring together and provide a holistic view of the University’s Information Governance initiatives. The Solution will also provide a regular, clear, and succinct view of the University's compliance procedures and status to leadership as well as to regulatory agencies such as EU Data Privacy Authorities. The Solution shall enable the coordinated management and oversight of all aspects of information management, regulatory compliance and data governance within the University.

Contact

Eric Pfister
Assistant Director, Technology Procurement
eric.pfister@umgc.edu
301-985-7095

Contact

Lauren Jaber
Senior Buyer, Technology Procurement
lauren.jaber@umgc.edu
301-985-7415

Solicitation Issue Date

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Last Day for Questions

Tuesday, April 7, 2020, by 2 p.m. EDT

Technical Proposal Due Date

Wednesday, April 22, 2020, by 2 p.m. EDT

Anticipated Price Proposal Due Date

Thursday, May 28, 2020, by 2 p.m. EDT

Anticipated Award Date

Thursday, June 11, 2020

Solicitation Documents
Drawings

None

Status Awarded to OneTrust, LLC.
Solicitation 91764: Corporate Immigration Legal Services - (Canceled)
Solicitation #

91764

Title

Corporate Immigration Legal Services

Summary

UMGC seeks proposals from qualified law firms to present their qualifications, experience, and conceptual approach with respect to the provision of "as needed" corporate immigration legal services.

Contact

Robert Powell, Buyer II
Goods and Non-Technology Services
robert.powell@umgc.edu
301-985-7156

Contact

James Adelman, Assistant Director
Goods and Non-Technology Services
james.adelman@umgc.edu
301-985-7118

Solicitation Issue Date

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

All Questions Submitted By

Friday, September 20, 2019

Technical Proposal Due Date

Monday, September 30, 2019, by 2 p.m. EDT

Financial Proposal Due Date

Monday, September 30, 2019, by 2 p.m. EDT

Solicitation Documents
Drawings

None

Status

Canceled

RFP 91756: Financial Management Consulting Services
Solicitation #

91756

Title

Financial Management Consulting Services

Summary

UMGC is soliciting proposals for financial management consulting services. The selected contractor will work with the Office of Chief Financial Officer to achieve the University's financial management goals.

Contact

Phan Truong, Senior Buyer
phan.truong@umgc.edu
301-985-7143

Contact

Eric Pfister, Assistant Director
eric.pfister@umgc.edu
301-985-7095

Solicitation Issue Date

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

All Questions Submitted By

Thursday, September 12, 2019, by 2 p.m. EDT

Technical Proposal Due Date

Tuesday, September 24, 2019, by 2 p.m. EDT

Price Proposal Due Date

Tuesday, September 24, 2019, by 2 p.m. EDT

Anticipated Award Date Friday, October 11, 2019
Anticipated Contract Start Date

Monday October 14, 2019

Solicitation Documents
Drawings

None

Status Awarded Vendors: The Boston Consulting Group, Inc., Citrin Cooperman & Company LLP, Ernst & Young, LLP US, Grant Thornton, Huron, RSM US LLP
Solicitation 91753: Maintenance Services for Apple® Hardware and Software
Solicitation #

91753

Title

Maintenance Services for Apple® Hardware and Software

Summary

UMGC is seeking is seeking an Apple® Authorized Service Provider to provide weekly on-site maintenance and technical support for Apple® and/or Macintosh® computers, laptops, and servers.

Contact

Lauren Jaber, Senior Buyer
lauren.jaber@umgc.edu
301-985-7415

Contact

Phan Truong, Senior Buyer
phan.truong@umgc.edu
301-985-7143

Solicitation Issue Date

Thursday, August 1, 2019

All Questions Submitted By

Thursday, August 8, 2019, by 2 p.m. EDT

Proposal Due Date and Time

Thursday, August 15, 2019, by 2 p.m. EDT

Vendor Discussions (if requested) Week of September 9, 2019
Anticipated Award Date Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Anticipated Contract Start Date

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Solicitation Documents
Drawings

None

Status Awarded Vendor: MacMedics
Solicitation #

91732

Title

Automated Teller Machine (ATM) Service

Summary

UMGC seeks proposals from qualified firms, including independent Automated Teller Machine (ATM) deployers, to provide one (1) freestanding Automated Teller Machine for UMGC's Largo Academic Center.

Contact

James Adelman
Assistant Director, Goods and Services
james.adelman@umgc.edu
301-985-7118

Contact

Robert Powell
Buyer II
robert.powell@umgc.edu
301-985-7562

Solicitation Issue Date

Monday, May 6, 2019

All Questions Submitted By

Wednesday, May 15, 2019, by 2 p.m. EDT

Proposal Due Date and Time

Tuesday, May 28, 2019, by 2 p.m. EDT

Anticipated Award Date Friday, June 14, 2019
Anticipated Contract Start Date

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Solicitation Documents
Drawings

None

Status Awarded to Sharenet LLC
RFP 91680: Recruitment Process Outsourcing Services
Solicitation #

91680

Title

Recruitment Process Outsourcing Services

Summary

UMGC is soliciting proposals for recruitment process outsourcing services.

Contact

Sharron G. Barry, Director of Procurement
Goods and Non-Technology Services
sharon.barry@umgc.edu
301-985-7156

Contact

Eric Pfister, Assistant Director of Procurement
Goods and Non-Technology Services
eric.pfister@umgc.edu
301-985-7095

Solicitation Issue Date

Monday, April 15, 2019

Portfolio Submission Due Date Friday, April 26, 2019, by 2 p.m. EDT (No questions during this period)
Last Day for Questions

Thursday, May 23, 2019, by 2 p.m. EDT

Technical Proposal and References Due Date

Friday, June 7, 2019, by 2 p.m. EDT

Price Proposal Due Date

Friday, July 19, 2019, by 2 p.m. EDT

Solicitation Documents
Drawings

None

Status Awarded to Allegis Global Solutions, Inc
Solicitation #

91712

Title

In House Mail Operations Services

Summary

UMGC seeks proposals from professional and experienced firms to provide UMGC with in-house mail operation services.

Contact

James Adelman, Assistant Director
Goods and Non-Technology Services
james.adelman@umgc.edu
301-985-7118

Contact

Robert Powell, Buyer II
Goods and Non-Technology Services
robert.powell@umgc.edu
301-985-7156

Solicitation Issue Date

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Last Day for Questions

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Technical Proposal Due Date

Monday, April 8, 2019, 2:00 p.m. EDT

Financial Proposal Due Date

Monday, April 8, 2019, 2:00 p.m. EDT

Solicitation Documents
Drawings

None

Status

Contract Awardee, Sun Technical Services, Inc.

Solicitation #

91615

Title

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Administration Services

Summary

The University of Maryland Global Campus ("UMGC" or "University"), a constituent institution of the University System of Maryland ("USM"), an agency of the State of Maryland, is issuing this Request for Proposals ("RFP" or "Solicitation") to solicit proposals from qualified vendors to provide Family and Medical Leave Act ("FMLA") Administration Services.

Contact

James Adelman, Assistant Director
Goods and Services
james.adelman@umgc.edu
301-985-7118

Contact

Rachel Cruse, Senior Buyer
Goods and Services
rachel.cruse@umgc.edu
301-985-7258

Solicitation Issue Date

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Last Day for Questions

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Technical Proposal Due Date

Friday, May 4, 2018 2:00 p.m. EDT

Financial Proposal Due Date

Friday, May 4, 2018 2:00 p.m. EST

Solicitation Documents
Drawings

None

Status

Awarded to York Risk Services Group Inc.

Solicitation #

91561

Title

Digital Advertising Media Buying Services

Summary

The University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC or the University) is soliciting proposals for digital advertising media buying services. The selected contractor(s) will work with the Office of Marketing to achieve the University’s goals for growth. The selected contractor(s) must have a successful record of assisting organizations achieve growth through a proactive, analytical, innovative, and best-of-breed media buying approach. UMGC is looking for strategic partner(s) – sophisticated, engaged vendors with differentiated subject matter expertise and a proven, results-oriented background in acquisition marketing. Only Proposers with experience purchasing a minimum of $5 million annually in digital media within the last five (5) years, for a single client, AND five (5) years of experience purchasing digital media, shall be susceptible for an award. Proposers are defined as either the company or the proposed account lead for UMGC.

Contact

Sharon Barry, Director
Procurement
sharon.barry@umgc.edu
301-985-7156

Contact

Alicia Klein, Director
Procurement
alicia.klein@umgc.edu
301-985-7223

Solicitation Issue Date

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Phase 1 Portfolio Submission Due Date

Wednesday, January 31, 2018, by 2:00 p.m. EDT

Phase 2 Technical and Price Proposal Due Date

Friday, March 2, 2018, by 4:00 p.m. EDT

Solicitation Documents
Drawings

None

Status

Awarded to:
Adobe Systems, Inc.
Converge Direct, LLC
Kepler Group, LLC
Trafficbuyer.com d/b/a Blacklight

 
Solicitation #

91578

Title

Offline Advertising Media Buying Services

Summary

The University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC or the University) is soliciting proposals for offline advertising media buying services. Proposers must have experience purchasing a minimum of $5 million annually in offline media within the last five (5) years for a single client AND five (5) years of experience purchasing offline media. Proposers are defined as either the company or the proposed account lead for UMGC.

Contact

Sharon Barry, Director
Procurement
sharon.barry@umgc.edu
301-985-7156

Contact

Alicia Klein, Director
Technology Procurement
alicia.klein@umgc.edu
301-985-7223

Solicitation Issue Date

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Phase 1 Portfolio Submission Due Date

Monday, January 29, 2018

Solicitation Documents
Drawings

None

Status

Awarded to:
BCW, LLC d/b/a HZ
Harmelin & Associates, Inc d/b/a/ Harmelin Media
Lockard & Wechsler Direct, LLC
TBC, Inc.
U.S. International Media, LLC