April 20:
~12 noon PDT / 19:00 UTC
Accepted student proposals announced on the Google Summer of Code 2009 site.
Community Bonding Period: Students get to know mentors, read documentation, get up to speed to begin working on their projects.
May 23:
  • 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 6:
~12 noon PDT / 19:00 UTC
Mentors and students can begin submitting mid-term evaluations.
July 13:
12 noon PDT / 19:00 UTC
  • Mid-term evaluations deadline;
  • 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.
August 10: Suggested ‘pencils down’ date. Take a week to scrub code, write tests, improve documentation, etc.
August 17:
~12 noon PDT / 19:00 UTC
Firm ‘pencils down’ date. Mentors, students and organization administrators can begin submitting final evaluations to Google.
August 24:
12 noon PDT / 19:00 UTC
  • Final evaluation deadline;
  • Google begins issuing student and mentoring organization payments provided forms and evaluations are on file.
August 25:
12 noon PDT / 19:00 UTC
Final results of GSoC 2009 announced
September 3: Students can begin submitting required code samples to Google