The Convent, located in Professor Valley, glows with the early light of dawn. It is situated northeast of Parriott Mesa and southwest of the Fisher Towers area. The Convent is a 1,000 feet wide, and 3,000 feet long northwest-to-southeast trending butte with 400 ft vertical Wingate Sandstone walls. The nearest higher peak on this ridge is Sister Superior 0.91 miles to the southeast. Further southeast along the connecting ridge are Priest & Nuns, The Rectory and Castleton Tower.