MIDDLETOWN, NJ - Another college is taking a time out. Fear of COVID-19 brought action from Brookdale Community College. "Out of an abundance of caution and concern, due to COVID-19 effective 2pm on March 11, 2020 on-site, in-person classes are canceled through Sunday, March 15, 2020." according to BCC's statement.

Monmouth University started spring break four days early out of caution, Rutgers and other colleges have temporarily closed as well. Most are actively planning for remote learning after spring break.