Express Information

Save time and order online!  NEW this semester! CT Express is now a Grain Based Bowl Station!   

It's easy. Just follow these simple steps:

  • Click the link for Common Thread Express wherever you see it on this website: the current student page, the campus life page, throughout the dining services website and anywhere you see the Common Thread Express logo (above and to the right). You will be taken to a secondary window where you can begin to place your order.  Ordering is also available on the PhilaU App 
  • Order custom-made grain based bowls with fresh, local and homemade ingredients. Salads, beverages and desserts are also available to order. 
  • Pay with your campus card using your meal plan cash equivalency, bonus dollars, declining balance dollars or a credit card (cash is not accepted).
  • Pick up at the Common Thread Express window in The Kanbar Campus Center during Thread operating hours for lunch: 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
  • To start your order now, visit

Questions: Call ext. 2924 or email