Health & Wellness

Please find listed below health and wellness resources available to eligible OSU faculty, staff and students.


Kaiser Permanente



Weight Watchers At Work

  • Contact: OSU meeting leader is Kimberley Halchishick at her email.
  • April 2023 Newsletter
  • WW Mystery Box Promotion
  • New! Personal Points Program
  • Hello Success Kit
  • Invite a Friend!
  • Anyone enrolled in a PEBB medical plan age 18 or older is eligible to participate in WW offerings. Dependents ages 10-17 who are enrolled in a PEBB medical plan are eligible to participate in Kurbo by WW
    • When signing up, use Access ID: 15066304 (formerly Employer ID)​
    • Once prompted for your Health Plan ID, follow the instructions depending on your health plan:
      • Kaiser Permanente Members: Kaiser Permanente Health Record Number (found on your ID Card)
      • Moda Health Members: 9 character ID Number and the 2 digit suffix by your name (found on ID card)
      • Providence Health Plan Members: Providence Health Plan 11 Digit ID Number (found on your ID Card).
    • Questions? Call 1-866-454-2144
      • (Monday-Friday 6:00am-6:00 pm PT; Saturday 6:00am-2:00pm PT)
Virtual Workshops

WW has launched new private virtual workshops for PEBB members. Get ready to see some familiar faces and join together for a weekly workshop guided by a WW Coach. Move closer to your weight-loss and wellness goals in this fun, supportive, private and live Virtual Workshop. Current WW Members can view the Workshop schedule by joining PEBB’s Connect Group here.

  • Not a Member? Learn more about our partnership with WW by visiting

Tobacco Cessation Support

PEBB-eligible employees can receive support through several programs. Learn more.

  • Members in PEBB Statewide, Providence Choice, or Moda plans can call Quit for Life at 1-866-QUIT-4-LIFE (1-866-784-8454). There is also a chat feature. 
  • Members in a Kaiser Permanente plan can call the "Talk With a Health Coach" service at 1-503-286-6816 or 1-866-301-3866 (toll free) and select option 2.

PEBB benefits provide comprehensive support to quit through no-cost access to:

  • Consultations with a trained quit coach who knows how tough it can be to quit and ways to help individuals stay or get back on track
  • Materials to help individuals plan and stick to a personalized quit program
  • Nicotine replacement therapy
  • Coverage of certain prescribed medications to help in the process of quitting

PacificSource, the health plan provider for graduate students, fellows and post-doctoral scholars provides assistance through Quit for Life here.

Student Health Services (SHS) also offers support to students, faculty and staff through the SHS TOBACCO CESSATION PROGRAM. The program includes:

  • Free nicotine gum or patches.
  • Visits with a Tobacco Cessation Coach to discuss:
    • NRT options and dosage
    • Quit date preparation 
    • Post-quit date strategies
    •  And more!

Services are confidential and free to Oregon State students. Faculty and staff services are $20 for initial visit, $10 for additional visits. If individuals are not ready to meet with a health educator, the Wellness department at SHS has a variety of brochures and educational materials available for students, faculty and staff to assist with tobacco cessation.