Weight Watchers

VCU employees who participate in the Commonwealth of Virginia's "Weight Watchers at Work" program meet weekly on each campus. Meetings usually last about 30 to 45 minutes and members are encouraged to attend, however, if schedule conflicts occur, members can stop by to weigh in or attend a community meeting.

On-Campus Meetings

Monroe Park Campus
Meetings are held on Tuesdays beginning at 12:15 p.m. in Harris Hall, room 5173. 

MCV Campus
Please note changes below! MCV Campus Weight Watchers members have some new options available.

MCV On-Campus Meetings
2:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. - confidential weigh-in
2:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. -  meeting and discussion

May 23
Main Hospital, first floor, Room M1-426

May 30, June 6
Main Hospital, first floor, Room M1-427

June 13
Main Hospital, first floor, Room M1-422

June 20, June 27
Main Hospital, first floor, Room M1-427

July 4 (no meeting)

July 11
Main Hospital, first floor, Room M1-426

July 18, July 25
Main Hospital, first floor, Room M1-427

Other Options

  • VCU/VCU Health employees are invited to join the Tuesday lunch-time meeting at the Virginia Department of Taxation located at 600 East Main Street. The meetings are held in conference room 103 on the lower lobby level (LL) of the building each week. Weigh-ins begin at noon and the meeting takes place from 12:15 to 12:45. The Campus Connector is a good way to get there if you wish to attend.
  • Visit the Weight Watchers website. Put in your home zip code (or other convenient zip code) and there is a list of meeting sites available to you.

 

Special Pricing Is Available to both VCU and VCU Health System employees:

For university employees eligible for health care coverage
Sign up for the monthly Weight Watchers' pass by visiting https://wellness.weightwatchers.com and entering Company ID 63569 and Passcode WW63569. New members may join anytime using the monthly pass. To search for a meeting, log on at the link above and enter zip code 23284 (for Monroe Park Campus meetings) or 23298 (for MCV Campus meetings).

Special pricing is available for state employees, spouses and adult dependents. University employees eligible to participate in the health benefits program may also be reimbursed for half the cost of Weight Watchers' services, once they have completed the program requirements.

  • Reimbursement for half the cost of Weight Watchers' services (before taxes) is available only to employees currently eligible to enroll in state health plans. Note: reimbursement is not available to retirees, spouses or dependents of employees or retirees, or to Local Choice health plan members.
  • To be reimbursed, employees must complete the reimbursement form and fulfill participation requirements. Click here for more information including the current reimbursement schedule.

Questions? Contact Debbie Fitzgerald at (804) 828-1521 or worklife@vcu.edu.

For VCU Health System employees: 
VCU Health employees can sign up for the monthly Weight Watchers' pass by visiting https://wellness.weightwatchers.com and entering Company ID 11341635 and Passcode WW11341635. Since the on-campus meetings are not listed on the portal, just sign up for any meeting location and bring the monthly pass with you to the on-campus meeting.  (Please note that you will be asked to enter your workplace information.  Choose "Employee" as the type and use your hospital windows login ID as the ID requested.) Questions regarding the VCU Health Weight Watchers enrollment should be directed to Sharon Jahn at (804) 827-1689 or sharon.jahn@vcuhealth.org.

 

Weight Watchers invites employees to the below complimentary webinars.  You do not have to be a current Weight Watchers member to attend. Each webinar lasts for one hour. If you are unable to attend, you will be sent a recorded link after the event to view at your convenience.

Watch n' Learn: Nutritious Food Design with Chef Ryan
April 20, 1 p.m.
Click here to register.

A Transformation Story with Lisa Levy Shaub
May 2, 12 p.m.
Click here to register.

Watch n' Learn: Cutting Time in the Kitchen with Chef Ryan
May 31, 12 p.m.
Click here to register.