Office: BPSB 110
Phone: 773.834.4350

Mike McCarthy

BPSB Building Manager and SSD Lab Safety Specialist

Mike McCarthy has served as the Biopsychological Sciences (BPSB) Building Manager since November 2001. As BPSB Building Manager, Mike monitors, maintains, troubleshoots, and repairs (or coordinates repairs of) all building systems and communal equipment. He also handles building access, oversees health and safety compliance, and coordinates shipping and receiving for building occupants.


Prior to the Institute, Mike worked in Facilities Services at UChicago. He’s been with the university since August 1991.

Mike enjoys tinkering with DIY projects at home, beekeeping, and time with his family away from the office. In years past, he’s welcomed faculty, students, and staff to his 5-acre property in the south suburbs for paintball or ATV fun.