The Convent, located in Professor Valley glows with the late light of dusk. 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 is Sister Superior 0.91 miles to the southeast. Further southeast along the connecting ridge are The Rectory and Castleton Tower.