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Weight Watchers


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, in the community, or online 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). Note: You must register for Weight Watchers using the University of Rochester discount code to be eligible for the 50% reimbursement.

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 - Click Here for room schedule Christine Brower
Thursday 12:15pm-1:00pm Medical Center - Click Here for room schedule Alison Diehl
Thursday 12:15pm-1:00pm Rochester Tech Park - 905 Elmgrove Rd, Building 5, room 2.153A Christine Staples

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
$38.22/month 50% $76.44/16 weeks
Weight Watchers Online subscription* $16.96/month 50% $33.92/16 weeks


To enroll in a group meeting or purchase an online subscription, please visit the Well-U program enrollment page first. Once you've enrolled on the Well-U website, you will receive an email with the UofR discount code and instructions for official registration through Weight Watchers.

For all registration-related inquiries or issues, please contact Weight Watchers directly at

All Weight Watchers weigh-ins are confidential. For more information about Weight Watchers, visit or our FAQ page.

Receiving Your Reimbursement

Eiligible individuals who complete 16 consecutive weeks of Weight Watcher online, at work, or in the community may receive a reimbursement by scannning and emailing the following materials to a UR liaison:

  • A copy of your stamped passbook indicating 16 consecutive weeks attendance (Note: Please white out weights).
  • A copy of your account status.
  • Clearly indicate whether participation was at work, in the community or online.