Federal contract opportunity ED-FSA-14-R-0013 for other activities related to credit intermediation at Federal Student Aid FSA Acquisitions, response was due Apr 14, 2014.

Due
Solicitation Number
ED-FSA-14-R-0013
Contract Number(s)
ED-FSA-15-C-0006
Additional Info Link
None listed
Set-Aside
No Set-Aside Used

On 5 March 2015, the Department of Education, Office of Federal Student Aid awarded a Firm Fixed Price Contract to Accenture Federal Solutions, LLC. for Title IV Financial Aid Origination and Disbursement Services.

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May 30, 2014 Notice


Phase One of Solicitation ED-FSA-14-R-0013 for Title IV Financial Aid Origination and Disbursement Services has concluded.


The following four vendors have been selected for further competition in Phase Two of this procurement:


-- Accenture Federal Services


-- Nelnet Servicing


-- Sallie Mae-Navient


-- Team Great Lakes


Only these four vendors will be receiving the Phase Two Solicitation ED-FSA-14-R-0013 and are invited to submit proposals in response to the Solicitation.  Selection to compete in Phase Two does not indicate nor constitute a contract award.  FSA will evaluate all offerors pursuant to the criteria set forth in the Phase Two Solicitation.  Using the results of this evaluation, FSA intends to make award to an offeror determined to be presently responsible and whose offer represents the best value to the Government.


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March 31, 2014 Notice

Please review the attached Question and Answer PDF.

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March 20, 2014 Notice

The solicitation has been amended.  Please refer to the Revised Solicitation Package

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The U.S. Department of Education, Office of Federal Student Aid, is conducting a two-phase solicitation in accordance with the Department of Education Acquisition Regulation (EDAR) Subpart 3415.302-70.


This solicitation is for phase one of the two-phase process.  Selection in phase one does not constitute, nor guarantee, a contract award as there will be no contract award as a result of this phase one solicitation.


The offers submitted for the phase one solicitation will be evaluated against the evaluation criteria (Go/No-Go Factors and Evaluation Factors) in the solicitation. 


Only the offerors selected for phase two will receive the phase two solicitation.   


Please see attached the phase one solicitation (ED-FSA-14-R-0013) and its attachments for additional details.

All questions regarding the phase one solicitation shall be emailed to MPDODTeam@ed.gov, and be received by 4 PM ET, March 28, 2014.

The proposal shall be emailed to MPDODTeam@ed.gov, and be received by 4 PM ET, April 14, 2014. 

The time of receipt is considered to be the time at which the e-mail is received at the initial point of entry to the Department of Education's infrastructure.

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March 31, 2014 Notice

Please review the attached Question and Answer PDF.

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March 20, 2014 Notice

The solicitation has been amended.  Please refer to the Revised Solicitation Package

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The U.S. Department of Education, Office of Federal Student Aid, is conducting a two-phase solicitation in accordance with the Department of Education Acquisition Regulation (EDAR) Subpart 3415.302-70.


This solicitation is for phase one of the two-phase process.  Selection in phase one does not constitute, nor guarantee, a contract award as there will be no contract award as a result of this phase one solicitation.


The offers submitted for the phase one solicitation will be evaluated against the evaluation criteria (Go/No-Go Factors and Evaluation Factors) in the solicitation. 


Only the offerors selected for phase two will receive the phase two solicitation.   


Please see attached the phase one solicitation (ED-FSA-14-R-0013) and its attachments for additional details.

All questions regarding the phase one solicitation shall be emailed to MPDODTeam@ed.gov, and be received by 4 PM ET, March 28, 2014.

The proposal shall be emailed to MPDODTeam@ed.gov, and be received by 4 PM ET, April 14, 2014. 

The time of receipt is considered to be the time at which the e-mail is received at the initial point of entry to the Department of Education's infrastructure.

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March 20, 2014 Notice

The solicitation has been amended.  Please refer to the Revised Solicitation Package

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The U.S. Department of Education, Office of Federal Student Aid, is conducting a two-phase solicitation in accordance with the Department of Education Acquisition Regulation (EDAR) Subpart 3415.302-70.


This solicitation is for phase one of the two-phase process.  Selection in phase one does not constitute, nor guarantee, a contract award as there will be no contract award as a result of this phase one solicitation.


The offers submitted for the phase one solicitation will be evaluated against the evaluation criteria (Go/No-Go Factors and Evaluation Factors) in the solicitation. 


Only the offerors selected for phase two will receive the phase two solicitation.   


Please see attached the phase one solicitation (ED-FSA-14-R-0013) and its attachments for additional details.

All questions regarding the phase one solicitation shall be emailed to MPDODTeam@ed.gov, and be received by 4 PM ET, March 28, 2014.

The proposal shall be emailed to MPDODTeam@ed.gov, and be received by 4 PM ET, April 14, 2014. 

The time of receipt is considered to be the time at which the e-mail is received at the initial point of entry to the Department of Education's infrastructure.

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MARCH 4, 2014 NOTICE:  THIS SOLICITATION'S EVALUATION CRITERIA IS GOING TO BE AMENDED.  AN UPDATED SOLICITATION WILL BE POSTED ON FBO SHORTLY.


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The U.S. Department of Education, Office of Federal Student Aid, is conducting a two-phase solicitation in accordance with the Department of Education Acquisition Regulation (EDAR) Subpart 3415.302-70.


This solicitation is for phase one of the two-phase process.  Selection in phase one does not constitute, nor guarantee, a contract award as there will be no contract award as a result of this phase one solicitation.


The offers submitted for the phase one solicitation will be evaluated against the evaluation criteria (Go/No-Go Factors and Evaluation Factors) in the solicitation. 


Only the offerors selected for phase two will receive the phase two solicitation.   


Please see attached the phase one solicitation (ED-FSA-14-R-0013) and its attachments for additional details.

Questions regarding the phase one solicitation shall be submitted to MPDODTeam@ed.gov by 4 PM ET, March 14, 2014.

The proposal shall be emailed to MPDODTeam@ed.gov, and be received by 4 PM ET, March 28, 2014.  The time of receipt is considered to be the time at which the e-mail is received at the initial point of entry to the Department of Education's infrastructure.

MARCH 3, 2014 NOTICE:  THIS SOLICITATION IS CURRENTLY BEING AMENDED.  THE AMENDED SOLICITATION WILL BE POSTED ON FBO BY MARCH 5, 2014.



The U.S. Department of Education, Office of Federal Student Aid, is conducting a two-phase solicitation in accordance with the Department of Education Acquisition Regulation (EDAR) Subpart 3415.302-70.


This solicitation is for phase one of the two-phase process.  Selection in phase one does not constitute, nor guarantee, a contract award as there will be no contract award as a result of this phase one solicitation.


The offers submitted for the phase one solicitation will be evaluated against the evaluation criteria (Go/No-Go Factors and Evaluation Factors) in the solicitation. 


Only the offerors selected for phase two will receive the phase two solicitation.   


Please see attached the phase one solicitation (ED-FSA-14-R-0013) and its attachments for additional details.

Questions regarding the phase one solicitation shall be submitted to MPDODTeam@ed.gov by 4 PM ET, March 14, 2014.

The proposal shall be emailed to MPDODTeam@ed.gov, and be received by 4 PM ET, March 28, 2014.  The time of receipt is considered to be the time at which the e-mail is received at the initial point of entry to the Department of Education's infrastructure.

-------UPDATE 28 FEBRUARY 2014------ATTACHMENT A, "REQUIREMENTS", WAS UPDATED AS SOME OF THE REQUIREMENTS WERE NOT SHOWING CLEARLY

The U.S. Department of Education, Office of Federal Student Aid, is conducting a two-phase solicitation in accordance with the Department of Education Acquisition Regulation (EDAR) Subpart 3415.302-70.


This solicitation is for phase one of the two-phase process.  Selection in phase one does not constitute, nor guarantee, a contract award as there will be no contract award as a result of this phase one solicitation.


The offers submitted for the phase one solicitation will be evaluated against the evaluation criteria (Go/No-Go Factors and Evaluation Factors) in the solicitation. 


Only the offerors selected for phase two will receive the phase two solicitation.   


Please see attached the phase one solicitation (ED-FSA-14-R-0013) and its attachments for additional details.

Questions regarding the phase one solicitation shall be submitted to MPDODTeam@ed.gov by 4 PM ET, March 14, 2014.

The proposal shall be emailed to MPDODTeam@ed.gov, and be received by 4 PM ET, March 28, 2014.  The time of receipt is considered to be the time at which the e-mail is received at the initial point of entry to the Department of Education's infrastructure.

The U.S. Department of Education, Office of Federal Student Aid, is conducting a two-phase solicitation in accordance with the Department of Education Acquisition Regulation (EDAR) Subpart 3415.302-70.


This solicitation is for phase one of the two-phase process.  Selection in phase one does not constitute, nor guarantee, a contract award as there will be no contract award as a result of this phase one solicitation.


The offers submitted for the phase one solicitation will be evaluated against the evaluation criteria (Go/No-Go Factors and Evaluation Factors) in the solicitation. 


Only the offerors selected for phase two will receive the phase two solicitation.   


Please see attached the phase one solicitation (ED-FSA-14-R-0013) and its attachments for additional details.


The proposal shall be emailed to MPDODTeam@ed.gov, and be received by 4 PM ET, March 28, 2014.  The time of receipt is considered to be the time at which the e-mail is received at the initial point of entry to the Department of Education's infrastructure.

Files
Package File Description
Revised Solicitation Package RFP_Phase_1_FBO.pdf Solicitation (March 20, 2014)
Revised Solicitation Package Attachment_B_FBO.xlsx Attachment B (March 20, 2014)
Revised Solicitation Package Attachment_C_FBO.pdf Attachment C (March 20, 2014)
Revised Solicitation Package Attachment_D_FBO.xlsx Attachment D (March 20, 2014)
Revised Solicitation Package Attachment_E_FBO.xlsx Attachment E (March 20, 2014)
Revised Solicitation Package Attachment_F_FBO.xlsx Attachment F (March 20, 2014)
Revised Solicitation Package Attachment_G_FBO.pdf Attachment G (March 20, 2014)
Revised Solicitation Package Attachment_H_FBO.xlsx Attachment H (March 20, 2014)
Revised Solicitation Package Attachment_I_FBO.xlsx Attachment I (March 20, 2014)
Question and Answer Q&A_FBO_March_31,_2014.pdf Question and Answer