Benefits for Staff

As one of the University’s nine core values, sustainability is integrated into the culture of GW.  Staff are encouraged to take advantage of benefits that encourage a sustainable lifestyle while promoting health, wellness, and balance between work and home life. 

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Capital Bikeshare Discount

GW faculty and staff are now eligible for a discounted Capital Bikeshare annual membership of only $25 (regularly $85). Enjoy all the perks of Capital Bikeshare membership for less than 50 cents a week! This discount is for benefits eligible faculty and staff ONLY.

For details and to receive your discount code please complete this Capital Bikeshare Discount Code Form.

Fitness Discounts

GW faculty and staff are eligible to receive reduced rates on gym memberships at certain locations.

Lerner Health and Wellness Center:

GW faculty and staff receive a discounted membership rate of $40 per month for General Membership, and $94 per month for President’s Club Membership. Faculty and staff members are also encouraged to take advantage of the Two-Week (14-Day) Trial Membership at LHWC; group fitness classes are included in this trial membership.

LHWC Membership Packages

The Fitness Equation:

GW faculty and staff receive a discounted membership rate of $42 per month at The Fitness Equation, as well as 50% off the initiation fee.

The Fitness Equation Membership

Washington Sports Club:

Washington Sports Clubs offer GW faculty and staff over 25% off a Passport one-year membership – just $64.99 per month (normally $99.99). Members get access to all 10 Washington Sports Clubs locations throughout DC, Maryland, and Virginia.

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UnitedHealthcare (UHC) members can also take advantage of UnitedHealth Allies, a discount program that helps GW employees and their families save 10 to 50 percent on a wide range of health- and wellness-related products and services. 

UnitedHealth Allies

Smoking Cessation

The Quit For Life® program, brought to you by the American Cancer Society® and Alere Wellbeing, is the nation’s leading tobacco cessation program. The program can help you or an eligible dependent overcome physical, psychological and behavioral addictions to tobacco through coaching, a customized quitting plan and a supportive online community. Expert Quit Coaches® help participants gain the knowledge, skills and behavioral strategies to quit smoking for life. 

By mastering the 4 Essential Practices to Quit For Life, the chance of quitting is eight times more successful than by quitting cold turkey. The program is free, confidential and works.

Quit For Life