REQUEST FOR INFORMATION
January 7, 2020
RFI Questions and Answers
On November 22, 2019, the New York State Education Department (NYSED) issued a “Request for Information” (RFI) to determine vendor interest and best practices with respect to NYSED’s risk analysis needs in the higher education sector. Questions relating to the RFI that were submitted to NYSED by the December 17, 2019 deadline have been collected and responded to on the RFI Questions & Answers page. Please refer to the Useful Links box above for this information. Entities interested in responding to the Request for Information are encouraged to submit their materials to OCUEprocurement@nysed.gov no later than January 28, 2020.
November 22, 2019
Request for Information (RFI) on Financial and Operational Risk Analyses of Institutions of Higher Education
The New York State Education Department (NYSED) has issued a Request for Information (RFI) on Financial and Operational Risk Analyses of Institutions of Higher Education. NYSED receives applications for several types of authorization to conduct credit-bearing postsecondary education in New York:
- New Degree Authority: For organizations seeking to open a New York State institution offering postsecondary degree programs
- Permission to Operate: For out-of-state institutions of higher education seeking to offer credit-bearing instruction or field experiences with a physical presence in New York State
- Approval to Offer Distance Education: For out-of-state institutions of higher education seeking to offer credit-bearing distance education to students based in New York State
Responses to this RFI may be used to develop a future procurement for services related to the evaluation of applicants for the above-referenced types of authorization from NYSED.
The deadline for questions related to this RFI is December 17, 2019. Answers will be posted on this website on January 7, 2020.
The deadline for responses to the RFI is January 28, 2020.
Refer to the Useful Links box above for downloadable MS Word and Adobe PDF versions of the RFI.