GSoC 2012 Timeline

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Past periods

  • February 4: Program announced.
  • February 27: 19:00 UTC: Mentoring organizations can begin submitting applications to Google.
  • March 7: 23:00 UTC: Mentoring organization application deadline.
  • March 8-15: Google program administrators review organization applications.
  • March 16: List of accepted mentoring organizations published on the Google Summer of Code 2011 site.
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  • March 17-25: Would-be student participants discuss application ideas with mentoring organizations.
  • March 26:19:00 UTC Student application period opens.
  • April 6:19:00 UTC Student application deadline.
    • Interim Period: Mentoring organizations review and rank student proposals; where necessary, mentoring organizations may request further proposal detail from the student applicant.
  • April 20:
    • All mentors must be signed up and all student proposals matched with a mentor - 07:00 UTC
    • Student ranking/scoring deadline. Please do not add private comments with a nonzero score or mark students as ineligible (unless doing so as part of resolving duplicate accepted students) after this deadline - 17:00 UTC
    • IRC meeting to resolve any outstanding duplicate accepted students - 19:00 UTC #gsoc
  • April 23:19:00 UTC Accepted student proposals announced on the Google Summer of Code 2012 site.
  • Community Bonding Period:Students get to know mentors, read documentation, get up to speed to begin working on their projects.
  • May 21:
    • Students begin coding for their GSoC projects;
    • Google begins issuing initial student payments provided tax forms are on file and students are in good standing with their communities.
  • Interim Period: Mentors give students a helping hand and guidance on their projects.
  • July 9:19:00 UTC Mentors and students can begin submitting mid-term evaluations.
  • July 13:19:00 UTC Mid-term evaluations deadline;

Active period

    • Google begins issuing mid-term student payments provided passing student survey is on file.
  • Interim Period: Mentors give students a helping hand and guidance on their projects.

Future periods

  • August 13: Suggested 'pencils down' date. Take a week to scrub code, write tests, improve documentation, etc.
  • August 20:19:00 UTC Firm 'pencils down' date. Mentors, students and organization administrators can begin submitting final evaluations to Google.
  • August 24:19:00 UTC Final evaluation deadline.
    • Google begins issuing student and mentoring organization payments provided forms and evaluations are on file.
  • August 27: Final results of GSoC 2012 announced
  • August 31: Students can begin submitting required code samples to Google
  • October 20 & 21: Mentor Summit at Google: Representatives from each successfully participating organization are invited to Google to greet, collaborate and code. Our mission for the weekend: make the program even better, have fun and make new friends.