As an organization owner or project board admin, you can manage an individual member's access to a project board owned by your organization.

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Note: If a person has multiple avenues of access to an organization project board (individually, through a team, or as an organization member), the highest project board permission level overrides lower permission levels. For more information, see "Project board permissions for an organization."

Giving an organization member access to a project board

  1. In the top right corner of GitHub, click your profile photo, then click Your profile. Profile photo

  2. On the left side of your profile page, under "Organizations", click the icon for your organization. organization icons

  3. Under your organization name, click Projects. Projects tab for your organization

  4. In the projects list, click the name of the project board. Select project

  5. On the top-right side of the project board, click Menu.

  6. Click , then click Settings. Settings option in drop-down menu from project board sidebar

  7. In the left sidebar, click Collaborators. Collaborators menu option in left sidebar

  8. Under "Search by username, full name or email address", type the collaborator's name, username, or GitHub email. The Collaborators section with the Octocat's username entered in the search field

  9. In the search results, click the correct username and click Add collaborator.

  10. Optionally, next to the new collaborator's name, use the drop-down menu and click the desired permission level: Read, Write, or Admin. Collaborator permissions drop-down menu with read, write, and admin options

Changing an organization member's access to a project board

  1. In the top right corner of GitHub, click your profile photo, then click Your profile. Profile photo

  2. On the left side of your profile page, under "Organizations", click the icon for your organization. organization icons

  3. Under your organization name, click Projects. Projects tab for your organization

  4. In the projects list, click the name of the project board. Select project

  5. On the top-right side of the project board, click Menu.

  6. Click , then click Settings. Settings option in drop-down menu from project board sidebar

  7. In the left sidebar, click Collaborators. Collaborators menu option in left sidebar

  8. Optionally, next to the new collaborator's name, use the drop-down menu and click the desired permission level: Read, Write, or Admin. Collaborator permissions drop-down menu with read, write, and admin options

Removing an organization member's access to a project board

When you remove a collaborator from a project board, they may still retain access to the board based on the permissions they have for other roles. To completely remove access to a project board, you must remove access for each role the person has. For instance, a person may have access to the project board as an organization member or team member. For more information, see "Project board permissions for an organization."

  1. In the top right corner of GitHub, click your profile photo, then click Your profile. Profile photo

  2. On the left side of your profile page, under "Organizations", click the icon for your organization. organization icons

  3. Under your organization name, click Projects. Projects tab for your organization

  4. In the projects list, click the name of the project board. Select project

  5. On the top-right side of the project board, click Menu.

  6. Click , then click Settings. Settings option in drop-down menu from project board sidebar

  7. In the left sidebar, click Collaborators. Collaborators menu option in left sidebar

  8. Next to the collaborator you want to remove, click X. "X" removal icon next to collaborator's username

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