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Bid Process > Bid Award Protest Procedure

Bid protests must be made in writing to:

Ohio State University
Attn: Director of Purchasing
Stores and Receiving Building
2650 Kenny Road
Columbus, OH 43210-1060

The protest letter should include the following information:

  • Company name, address, and telephone number.

  • The name and contact information of the company representative filing the bid award protest.

  • The OSU Bid Inquiry number.

  • A detailed statement explaining the basis for the bid award protest.

  • The signature of the company representative filing the bid award protest.

  • Receipt of the bid award protest letter will be acknowledged and the basis of the bid award protest will be investigated. The Director of Purchasing will issue a written reply detailing the findings of the investigation and what actions, if any, will be taken concerning the bid award.