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About University Lands

University Lands (UL) manages the surface and mineral interests of 2.1 million acres of land across nineteen counties in West Texas for the benefit of the Permanent University Fund (PUF).

The PUF is one of the largest university endowments in the United States and benefits more than twenty educational and health institutions across both The University of Texas System and Texas A&M University System.

Our Mission

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To maximize the revenue from The Permanent University Fund (PUF) Lands by applying intensive management, accounting, conservation and environmental programs which improve and sustain the productivity of The PUF Lands, protect the interests of The University of Texas System and promote awareness and sensitivity for the environment.