March 14: Student application period open
March 25 19:00 UTC: Student application deadline
April 22: Successful applications announced
April 22: Community bonding starts
May 23: Start of coding
June 20-June 27: Mid-term Evaluations
August 9: End of coding (soft)
August 15 19:00 UTC: End of coding (hard)
August 15-August 23: Final Evaluations; students submit code to Google.
A more complete calendar (including files that can be imported into your normal calendar) can be found at https://developers.google.com/open-source/gsoc/timeline
FreeBSD maintains a page containing project ideas suitable for Summer of Code at Summer of Code Ideas, and a more generic Ideas page. Students are welcome to take on projects from that page, or produce their own project ideas and plans.
Important email addresses:
FreeBSD Summer of Code administrators <soc DASH admins AT FreeBSD DOT org>