Weight Watchers

Our April Starter Kit Promotion is now live!   

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

Interested in joining? 

Anyone that purchases a WW membership through our partnership between now and 4/19 can redeem for a FREE Starter Kit (over $70 value!). Members will have until 5/3 to redeem their kit.

Starter Kit includes:

  •         Simply 5 cookbook
  •         Cutting board
  •         Stainless steel water bottle
  •         Grocery tote
  •         Inspirational mantra flip board
  •         $35 in coupons!

Enroll in WW by going to wellness.weightwatchers.com, input Employer ID 63569 and follow instructions.  Once enrolled, redeem for your Starter Kit by going to ww.com/atworkstarterkit. Complete this step by 5/3/19.


On-Campus Meetings

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

MCV Campus
Meetings are held on Tuesdays (see schedule below). All meetings are held in Sanger Hall, Room 1-038.

MCV On-Campus Meetings
11 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. confidential weigh-in
11:15 to 11:45 a.m. meeting and discussion

Special Weight Watchers 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 wellness.weightwatchers.com and entering Company ID 63569. 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. See below for information on the pricing and who is covered.

  • 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.
  • Here is the schedule for Weight Watchers Reimbursements. Click here for the Weight Watchers Reimbursement Form

Questions? Contact Cindi Phares at (804) 828-1521 or cphares@vcu.edu.


 

For VCU Health System employees: 
VCU Health employees can sign up for the monthly Weight Watchers' pass by visiting 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.


All employees are invited to the below complimentary Weight Watchers webinars.

Please use our Weight Watchers Company IDs to sign up. VCU (63569), VCU Health (11341635).

When: Available On Demand (25 minutes)
Topic: Introducing WW Freestyleâ„¢ Webinar to Employees
Register Here:  webinar.weightwatchers.com/e/WWFreestyle
 

As a continued wellness service, Weight Watchers is offering live, interactive webinars hosted by WW. 

Please feel free to participate in these complimentary webinars (you do not need to be current WW members).

 

When:  Thursday, May 9th, 2ET/11PT

Topic:  Cooking With Julie: Cooking for 1 or 2

 

When:  Thursday, June 13th, 2ET/11PT
Topic:  A Transformation Story: Male POV


Click here to register for any of these webinars, and to view previously recorded webinars on demand.


If you are unable to attend during the times offered, please register anyway and then you will be sent a recorded link after the event to view at your convenience.

We've also updated many of our short videos, including WW - Weight Watchers Reimagined which discusses moving beyond weight to wellness.  These videos are great to use in your marketing efforts or to share directly with employees. Click here  to access our video gallery. 

All upcoming and on-demand webinars can be found by visiting: webinars.weightwatchers.com