The Pantherfest concert and on-campus celebration will not happen as planned this September.  See below for answers to more Pantherfest 2020 FAQs.

  • Is Pantherfest happening in September?
    • No.  Similar to all major concerts and festivals, Pantherfest 2020 will not take place this September.
  • Is Pantherfest happening at all this academic year at all?
    • We don’t know.  Campus will follow CDC and City of Milwaukee guidance on large events.
  • Will UWM still collect the Pantherfest fee from students?
    • No.  UWM will not collect the Pantherfest fee this academic year.
  • How will UWM celebrate the beginning of the year without this important campus-wide tradition?
    • There will still be many Fall Welcome events.  For event details visit
  • Interested in planning the next Pantherfest?
    • Watch your Student News email this fall for information on how to participate.

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