Asana Service at UCSC

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Asana is an easy-to-use and powerful online collaborative project and task management environment. With Asana you can collaborate on projects or on teams with anyone on campus at any time. 

Eligibility for Premium Features

All staff, faculty, and students can access premium features with UCSC's  Enterprise Asana license.

Getting Started

Simply log in to Asana with your CruzID and Gold password. Your account will be created automatically. 

Try Asana

View a 15-minute getting started tutorial:


The first step is to create a "Team" and then a "Project" within that team. 

Sample Use Cases

  • Managing projects (events, publications, capstone projects, software development)
  • Team collaboration
  • Task tracking
  • Brainstorming, road mapping, strategic planning
  • Managing online requests, proposals, feedback, or approvals
  • Managing organizations
  • Meeting agendas, action items, and notes
  • See Asana's guide for more...

Key Features

  • Tasks, assignments, due dates, milestones, dependencies, messages, etc.
  • Templates to standardize repeatable projects
  • Integrations with Google Drive and Calendar, Gmail, Slack, Jira, etc.
  • Support for Agile, Kanban, and traditional waterfall projects 
  • Online form builder
  • Workflow step automation rules
  • Stores project plans, details, files, and project communication all in one place 


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