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The former Fort Monmouth administration building known as Squier Hall remains a work in progress with multiple contractors working at full speed inside and out. Some students of NJCU currently attend classes at nearby Brookdale Community College in an arrangement that has been in place for 15 years, Edmondson said. A full launch is anticipated for early fall, he added. NJCU will have 15 classrooms accommodating 30 students each. A state-of-the-art Nursing Education Center will include an intensive care unit and a skills lab with four beds for hands-on learning, along with a mock apartment where students will learn to help patients navigate their everyday lives.