All students are eligible to contract for a private room on campus. Space permitting, there is an additional cost of $968 per semester for the private room. Learning to be successful while living in close proximity to others is a part of the overall educational experience at Ferris State. Besides, lifelong friendships are often formed with roommates, suitemates and the students across the hall. A desire for greater privacy is not a means by which the university would cancel the Housing and Dining Contract.