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Mentor: FAQ


Yes, however if you pay with vouchers, no other discounts apply.


If you prefer to use another email account to access your training materials, you may change your email address PRIOR to the beginning of the session by contacting SANS Registration Office at:

Be sure to include the title and location of your class along with your Invoice Number when requesting an email address change.

After you have already received access to the class materials in your account, you can change your email address by logging into your account and navigating to

GI Bill

GIAC certification is now available for VA reimbursement for Chapter 30 and Chapter 35 veterans and eligible dependents. Please note that VA reimbursement is only for GIAC certification and does not include SANS training fees. Certification may be earned in conjunction with SANS training or separately as a Challenge Certification. The reimbursement can be applied retroactively for any GIAC certifications received since November 15, 2001.

The following certifications apply for VA funds:

GIAC Security Leadership Certification (GSLC)
GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC)
GIAC Certified Firewall Analyst (GCFW)
GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
GIAC Certified Windows Security Administrator (GCWN)
GIAC Certified UNIX Security Administrator (GCUX)
GIAC Systems and Network Auditor (GSNA)
GIAC Certified Forensics Analyst (GCFA)
GIAC Information Security Fundamentals (GISF)
GIAC Assessing Wireless Networks (GAWN)
GIAC Certified ISO-17799 Specialist (G7799)

Veterans can apply using VA Form 22-1990 or a letter to the VA Regional Processing Center that handles their state.

To request reimbursement of the exam fee under LACAS, Students must include a copy of their test scores, their receipt for payment of the test fee, and sign a statement authorizing the VA to verify test results with SANS.

Information about the program is at the VA website under Education benefits.