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Bid Protest Policy

Any actual or prospective bidder, offeror, or contractor who is aggrieved in connection with the solicitation or selection for award of a contract by the University of Louisville, may file a protest with the Director of Purchasing within two calendar weeks after such aggrieved person knew or should have known the facts giving rise thereto.

(KRS45A.285; KRS164A.555 to 164A.630)

Any actual or prospective bidder, offeror, or contractor who is aggrieved in connection with the solicitation or selection for award of a contract by the University of Louisville, may file Protest via Certified Mail with the Director of Purchasing within two calendar weeks after such aggrieved person knows or should have known the facts giving rise thereto.  An up to date posting of current awards can be found at Awarded Bids and Requests for Proposals.  All protests must be in writing and must use the phrase "Bid Protest" in the letter. The Director of Purchasing shall review all facts presented and render a determination in writing promptly to the aggrieved person.

The aggrieved person may appeal the determination in writing via Certified Mail within four calendar days to the Associate Vice President for Business Affairs who shall promptly issue a ruling in writing. A copy of such appeal must also be sent via certified mail to the Director of Purchasing. The ruling of the Associate Vice President shall be the final action on behalf of the University. Copies of the bid protest procedure are available on request from the University of Louisville, Department of Purchasing.

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