Your Health, It's Central - Virgin Pulse Platform & Rewards Program
Welcome to the CMU wellness rewards program! The Virgin Pulse rewards program includes a complimentary activity tracking device and a plenitude of options for earning rewards.
The program is available to all benefits eligible staff, fixed-term & medical faculty, and post-doctoral research fellows.
Your health information is protected. No one in the CMU wellness program will ever ask you for your specific medical information nor will we receive any protected individual information.
How do I register for the program?
- To register visit join.virginpulse.com/cmu and click Sign Me Up! button.
- Fill in the requested information – fill in your name as it appears on your pay statement
- Once you're registered, the system will provide you with a username; write this down and keep it in a safe place as you will need it each time you log into the system
- You can now explore the platform and online tools!
- Eligible Spouses/Other Eligible Individuals (OEI) can register and order their free device by following these same steps if they are enrolled in a CMU BCBS plan.
NOTE: Eligible CMU employees can continue to access the program upon retirement. Retirees can continue to earn points for tracking healthy behaviors, but they do not earn cash rewards. Employees interested in maintaining their access to the program as retirees, should contact the CHIP facility by calling 3198 or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org to have their status changed in the system.
How do I get my complimentary Max Buzz activity tracker device?
The last step in the registration process on the new platform will be to order your complimentary Max Buzz activity tracker. Follow the steps below if you are not sure your tracker was ordered.
- Log into Virgin Pulse using your user name and password member.virginpulse.com
- Hover over your profile picture (upper right on your home page) and click on "Devices & Apps" in the drop down menu
- Click on the orange Virgin Pulse Store button (upper right)
- Click on Fitness Tracking Devices picture
- Click on "Buy Now".
- If you have not already received your complimentary Max Buzz activity tracker, the price should show as $0.00. If a price shows, you have already received your complimentary device.
- Click on "Go to cart" and follow the instructions to complete your order.
- You will see a confirmation message on the screen with an order number; write this number down so you can refer to it if there are issues with receiving your Max Buzz device
- Your device should arrive within seven to 10 business days
How does the program work?
Those registered for the program will earn points for participating in a variety of healthy activities including steps recorded on your activity tracker device, tracking daily nutrition and sleep, participating in daily healthy habits and more. To find out more about how to earn points, click on "How to Earn" under the Rewards tab on your Virgin Pulse homepage.
Getting Started with Virgin Pulse Video
You aren't in this alone! Click on the "Support" tab on the right hand border of your Virgin Pulse home page for answers to common questions about how the program works and the Max activity tracker. If you don't find the answer, click on the "Contact us" link at the bottom of the page, or click the "Chat" tab on the right hand border to live chat with a Member Support staff member.