ClickUp users can take one of four roles within their Workplace: Member, Admin, Owner, or Guest. 


Guests are people that you don’t want having full access to ClickUp. The major differences are:


Members are people that you generally trust and don’t mind them being able to create things.

  • Create Spaces, Folders, Lists, and tasks
  • Get access to all public Spaces
  • Can see everyone on the Workplace
  • Can share things with Guests and other Members (but can’t add new Members)
  • Can make Spaces, Folders, Lists, and Tasks private, but only if they were the owner


Admins are people that can be trusted to manage your Workplace. In addition to everything users can do, admins can also: 

Owner (person that created Workplace)

Owners are ultimately in charge of Workplace. In addition to everything admins can do, owners can also: 

User roles details

PDF version available here.

How to Make Changes to User Roles as an Admin or Owner

  1. Click on your profile avatar at the top right of your screen
  2. Click Users 
  3. Click the ...  beside a Workplace member
  4. Select the user's role



Have more questions about user Roles? Check out our FAQ here.

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