April 3: Student application period open
May 4: Successful applications announced
May 4: Community bonding starts
May 30: Start of coding
June 26-July 24: Mid-term Evaluations
August 21-August 29: 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://summerofcode.withgoogle.com/how-it-works/
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>