Facilities Planning, Construction and Operations

Sul Ross State University occupies a total of 647.05 acres. The central campus of Sul Ross State University consists of approximately 495 acres of which 95 acres are developed. Utilities and support services are provided to 63 buildings containing more than one million square feet along with many outside student activities.

Facilities Planning

The Facilities Planning, Construction & Operations office is responsible for supporting the university community in areas of facilities projects, facilities planning, construction management and facilities operations, to ensure improvements in today's higher education setting are met.

This office also has direct oversight for the Physical Plant departments and services, ensuring professional maintenance and repair of university facilities is provided.

Historical Utility Data

Campus Master Plans



The Physical Plant departments include Building Maintenance, General Services, Grounds Maintenance and Utilities Maintenance. Their goal is to operate, maintain and repair the physical environment and provide support services for the university. This includes the buildings, athletic complexes and grounds of the university campus and outlying facilities.

See the Physical Plant web pages to learn more about each department and the services they provide, to submit a Work Request Form and to see a directory of staff for each department.

The Space Allocation Form (PDF) may be used to request space or changes. See the Space Allocation Procedures (PDF) for related information.