The 77th Annual Graduation of Apprentices will be held on
Thursday, June 6, 2024 at 6:00 PM*
in the Local 103 Union Hall, Dorchester
*Graduates must arrive by 5:30 pm

To Download a copy of the event invitation:

Additional pertinent information:

  • Each graduate may invite as many guests as they would like for graduation, an invitation is not required for entry.
  • Seats fill up quickly; advise your guests to arrive early if they want to be seated during the ceremony.
  • If you do not plan to attend graduation, you MUST notify us by emailing
  • Any graduate who will not be attending the ceremony will be issued a date and time to pick up their graduation materials at the JATC office. Your classification will not change until you pick up your graduation materials.
  • Those who are licensed at the time of graduation will receive a new union card in their diploma with your new classification “Journeyman Wireman” or “Telecom Tech”. You will be required to notify your employer’s payroll department on Friday June 7, 2024, of your classification change. Your union card is the only proof of this change and it is entirely your responsibility to notify your employer of your rate change. Failure to do so in a timely manner will not result in retro pay etc.

Graduate Instructions for June 6, 2024:

Graduates must report to the tent (next to the highway sign) between 4:30 – 5:30 pm for assembly.
Refreshments will be provided for graduates.
Guests will not be admitted access to the graduate assembly area.
It is VERY IMPORTANT that Graduates arrive by 5:30 pm for alphabetical assembly and procession instructions.