Project and Task Management Service Expanded - Asana Enterprise

November 03, 2022


Thanks to the support of Chancellor Larive, the UCSC’s Enterprise Asana Service has been expanded to include all campus faculty, staff, and students. 

What is Asana? 

Asana is a project and task management tool. Learn more about Asana in this short video. Note that UCSC’s enterprise license includes heightened data security and many premium features and service benefits. 

Common use cases

  • Managing projects such as events, publications, capstone projects, software development, and more
  • Facilitating team collaboration and task tracking
  • Brainstorming, roadmapping, and strategic planning
  • Managing online requests, proposals, feedback, or approvals

Key features

  • Task assignments, due dates, milestones, dependencies, notifications, 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

Get started

Simply log in to Asana with your CruzID and Gold password. Your account will be created automatically. The first step is to create a "Team" and then a "Project" within that team.

Training opportunity: 
Asana 101: The Basics

Asana will offer an online introductory class specifically for the UCSC community, scheduled for the week of November 14th. Capacity is limited, so please help us plan by completing an interest form by Thursday, November 10, and we will send you the date and time as soon as they are finalized. 

For more information about UCSC’s Asana service, including links to other training resources, visit