The University announces the Commencement Speaker and honorary degree recipients in Winter or Spring Quarter 2020.
- 2019 - Martin Sheen, actor and activist
- 2018 - Kirk O. Hanson, Executive Director of SCU's Markkula Center
- 2017 - Juan Felipe Herrera, 21st Poet Laureate of the United States
- 2016 - Dr. Carolyn Y. Woo, President and CEO of Catholic Relief Services
- 2015 - Fr. James Martin, S.J., Jesuit author and commentator
- 2014 - Brandi Chastain, former player of SCU Women's Soccer and USA National Team