March 12 - 27: Student application period open
April 23: Successful applications announced
April 23 - May 14: Community bonding starts
May 14 - August 6: Coding
June 11th - 15th: Mid-term Evaluations #1
July 9th - 13th: Mid-term Evaluations #2
August 6th - 14th: Students Submit Code and Final Evaluations
August 14th - 21st: Final Evaluations: Mentors review student code.
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>