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Proposed Sole Source Purchases

The Proposed Sole Source Purchases page provides current information about proposed Sole Source purchases by New Mexico Highlands University in accordance with §13-1-126 N.M.S.A. 1978. Any potential vendor who does not agree that a listed product and/or service is available only from the proposed supplier must file an official written protest with the Highlands University Purchasing Department. Your written protest must clearly identify which proposed Sole Source you disagree with and a detailed description of the product and/or service you are offering as an equivalent. A written protest is to be submitted to Michael Saavedra, Director of Purchasing, at:

Email to:


Drop off at:
Purchasing Department
903 University Avenue


Mail to:
New Mexico Highlands University
Attn: Purchasing/Protest
Box 9000
Las Vegas, NM 87701

The protest must be received within 30 days of the posting of the Sole Source. A determination of action will be made by Highlands University and in accordance with the Procurement Code, §13-1-28 N.M.S.A. 1978.


Reference # Date Posted Description Department Proposed Vendor Status Sole Source Form
FY14-001 7/10/13 Annual license and software services for the Banner computer software system. Information Technology Services Ellucian Company, L.P. No Protest  (PDF) click here
FY14-002 8/9/13 Renewal of service agreement for the POS, campus ID card and C-Store systems. Information Technology Services The CBORD Group, Inc. No Protest (PDF) click here
FY14-003 10/9/13 Annual subscription to the American Chemical Society electronic journal database. Library American Chemical Society No Protest (PDF) click here
FY14-004  12/17/13 Laboratory Gamma Ray Spectrometer Sciences Canberra Industries, Inc. No Protest (PDF) click here
FY14-005 12/19/13 Annual service agreement for the University’s Cisco Systems networking hardware and software systems. Information Technology Services Cisco System Capital Corp. No Protest (PDF) click here
FY14-006 1/21/14 Purchase of an automated thermoluminescence/optically stimulated luminescence reader. Chemistry Freiberg Instruments Pending (PDF) click here
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