The Common Thread

Common Thread

Conveniently located in the Kanbar Campus Center, Common Thread is the main retail dining facility on campus.  Offers a wide variety of à la carte choices made-to-order fresh daily in our kitchen. Offers six stations to choose from including made-to-order deli, customizable actions station, build-your-own salad, from-scratch favorites, and full grill. Freshly made baked goods, on-the-go snacks, and fountain beverages available daily.

Common Thread Express is our popular online ordering option. 

Located on the first floor or Kanbar Campus Center inside Common thread. Pick up window faces the bookstore.

Order freshly made grain bowls, salads, beverages and desserts. Guests can order Common Thread Express online or through the FoodU app.


Common Thread Dining Hours

Breakfast: Monday - Friday

8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Lunch: Monday - Thursday*    

11:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Lunch: Friday     

11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Dinner: Monday - Thursday

4:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Dinner: Friday


Saturday & Sunday


*Grill, Deli, Soup and on the go! available between 2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Common Thread Express (online service)

Lunch - Monday - Friday
(pick-up hours)

11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Place an order online for pick up. Orders can be placed one day ahead.

Common Thread Managers

Sara Lockard, General Manager

Steve Washington, Executive Chef

Susan Devine, Director of Retail