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Weight Watchers

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Regular full-time and part-time faculty and staff at the University of Rochester interested in weight management have the opportunity to participate in Weight Watchers meetings at Work or purchase an Online Subscription at a discounted rate. Individuals* who successfully complete 16 consecutive weeks of either the in-person or online program will receive a reimbursement of 50% of the program cost (subject to taxes).

At Work Meeting

With Weight Watchers at Work, you have the convenience of Weight Watchers meetings in your workplace and unlimited meetings in your local community. Subscription includes access to eTools, an internet weight loss companion that helps you stay on track between meetings. Meetings are typically between 30 minutes and 1 hour. See the list below for in-person meetings at the University of Rochester.

Weight Watchers @Work Group Meetings

Day Time Location UR Liaison
Tuesday 11:30am-12:15pm Medical Center - ACF 2-1359 & ACF C 2-1361 Christine Brower
Thursday 11:30am-12:15pm Corporate Woods - 155 Corporate Woods, Suite 150 Conf Rm Maureen Magee
Thursday 11:50am-12:40pm River Campus - UHS Building, Classroom 220 Jan Callens
Thursday 12:15pm-1:00pm Medical Center - Click Here for room schedule Alison Diehl

Eligible individuals* who attend 16 consecutive weeks may receive reimbursement by submitting the following materials to a UR liaison: a copy of your stamped passbook indicating 16 consecutive weeks attendance (Note: Please white out weights), and a copy of your account status. Individuals who purchase a subscription through the University account but attend outside community meetings must contact a UR liaison to verify attendance and account status for reimbursement.

Online Subscription

Participants enrolling in the online Weight Watchers program can follow the plan step-by-step entirely online with interactive tools and resources like a weight tracker, progress charts, restaurant guides and much more. It is available in two versions specifically designed for men and women with tailored content that speaks directly to each audience. Eligible individuals* who log in at least once per week for 16 consecutive weeks may receive reimbursement by following these instructions .

Pricing Options

Weight Watchers Offering U of R special pricing Reimbursement Reimbursement after completing 16 consecutive weeks
Monthly Pass*
provides access to community and At Work meetings
comes with free access to eTools
$34.35/month 50% $68.70/16 weeks
Weight Watchers Online subscription $15.15/month 50% $30.30/16 weeks


*Employees must remain in a benefit-eligible position throughout the completion of the program.

To enroll in a group At Work meeting or purchase an online subscription, please visit the program enrollment page or call Well-U at 273-5240. All Weight Watchers weigh-ins are confidential. For more information about Weight Watchers, visit www.weightwatchers.com or our FAQ page.