Bid Award Criteria

Purchasing, Administrative and Campus Services strives to achieve excellence in fair and ethical business practices.  Multiple criteria are considered in award decisions, weighted in accordance with the situation.

Such criteria may include: service offerings; price, including freight and installation charges; responsiveness of account representative; warranties; ability to meet lead times; industry experience; experience with Bentley University; references; and health of organization, both financial and operational.

In accordance with policy, Bentley does not reveal specific pricing or other information associated with bid processes or other business activities.  Vendors are requested to propose their most competitive offer upon first submittal as these are considered best and final offers.